If you have the Developer Tools software suite installed on your Mac,
then you can use the
application, found in
/Developer/Applications, to bundle Java files
into Mac OS X-style applications. This program is intended for use by
Java developers to make their programs more Mac-friendly, but Mac
users who know a thing or two about Java can also use it in order to
assert friendliness upon Java programs they encounter.
Figure 10-4 shows
MRJAppBuilder’s main interface.
As you can see, the most important information you need to provide is
the name of the Java class that contains the
main method, which you can type into the
“Main classname” field.
Alternately, you can click the Choose... button to navigate through
your filesystem and find the
.class file that contains this class. Once
selected, MRJAppBuilder presents you with a menu
of all the classes that file defines, as Figure 10-5
Figure 10-4. MRJAppBuilder
Figure 10-5. MRJAppBuilder’s class menu
Figure 10-6. Choosing an output file
You can then supply the application-to-be’s class path by placing it as a colon-separated list in the Classpath text view. (Unfortunately, ...