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Sunday, November 27, 2005

Open Source Swing: Jmol renderer runs!

Where I was able to mention earlier that JChemPaint now runs with free (as in open source) Java virtual machines, I just tried to run the core Jmol renderer, using the Integration.java which comes as an example:




The screenshot was made with jamvm 1.3.3 and classpath 0.19.

It is very slow, however. I have not tried it with other free virtual machines, which are supposedly faster. It is a good start nevertheless: it means that a Jmol based Bioclipse plugin will work with free virtual machines too.

Update: added a nicer screenshot.