Java is a popular general-purpose programming language and computing platform
CheerpJ is the Java compiler for Web applications which serves to convert any Java application and library to a browser-based Web application effortlessly.
The most important features of Cheerp®J are following:
- open-source compiler based on LLVM
- clean access to HTML5 DOM
- optimized performances and output size
CheerpJ can generate Java archive (.jar) files as well as one single files including both reflection and dynamic classes.
The Applet Viewer extension compiles the Java applet on the fly, without relying on any remote server. The extension will be available on different popular browsers such as GWT(Google Web Toolkit) and Chrome that are running in a beta release now.
Using The CheerpJ Applet Viewer requires no effort and installation of the extension proceeds just one click, creating the icon in the upper right corner of Chrome.
A restricted public release of CheerpJ is expected to be released in the upcoming July. As for a commercial version, it will roll out in the autumn.