Java Native Interface

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JavaTM Native Interface (JNI) is a standard programming interface for writing Java native methods and embedding the JavaTM virtual machine* into native applications. The primary goal is binary compatibility of native method libraries across all Java virtual machine implementations on a given platform.

JNI 6.0 API Specification

JNI API Enhancements

  • A shared stub is a single JNI native method that can dispatch to many C functions. You can download the complete example from here:
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