How to write a C# program to compile Java

Trust me. It is as simple as the code below.


class Program


  static void Main(string[] args)


    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(“Javac”, “D:\\VCSharpTemp\\Java\\”);




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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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5 Responses to How to write a C# program to compile Java

  1. usha says:

    This is not working
    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(@”C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_04\bin\javac”, “C:\\Javaapp\\”);

    • chanmingman says:

      Do you have the file?

      • Yatin says:

        Hey chanmingman your code worked absolutely fine and HelloWorld.class file got created, but m unable to run it i wrote
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(@”C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.7.0_25\bin\java”, “E:\\Project\\OnlineCompiler_1.0\\HelloWorld”);
        tell me if m wrong i get error on command prompt “unable to load main class E:\\Project\\OnlineCompiler_0.1\\HelloWorld” and program exits from command prompt within a second

      • chanmingman says:

        What if you run the command in command prompt without using C#. Everything fine?

      • Yatin says:

        Yes it runs absolutely fine in command prompt using java HelloWorld.
        but doesn’t works this way…
        m having windows 7 64x and having visual studio 2010 x86 ….
        is it this problem ?

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