a. JAmiga is a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.4.1 implementation under development (GPL) for the Amiga Platform (OS 3.9 & 4.0).
b. JIT, JustInTime Compiler. This means that the JAVA Virtual Machine compiles the JAVA byte code to native code when it's run rather than taking each command one by one and emulate it. Usign a JIT is a lot faster.
- JAVA Virtual machine. A virtual 'computer' with it's own environment and CPU instruction set. The JVM is the 'emulator' for this Virtual environment.
- JAVA Byte code. The low level cpu instructions of the virtual cpu in the JVM. These are either interpretated (read one by one) or compiled to native code (JIT) before being run on the target platform.
(All of this is not to be confused by the way Intent/AmigaDe does it which is completely different)
Re: New Version of jAmiga with JIT engine Posted on 8-Sep-2003 12:50:06