[sword-devel] Sword Newbie

Joe Walker sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 12 Jan 2001 18:23:59 +0000


There is a nearly complete Java servlet project. It read Sword files
and has the basics of a simple GUI too. The source (GPL) is available:

In the next week or so I should have the servlet version on the web
site working.


David Twyerould wrote:
> Troy, the API primer looks good if you're working with the C/C++ code and
> the C/C++ code API seems fairly complete. But I'm not sure it helps people
> working with other programming languages (eg Pascal/Java etc) that much
> though. For example, the java port has a lot missing so someone wanting to
> work on this is going to need a lot more basic understanding of how things
> work "under the covers" - file formats and the like. There don't appear to
> be a lot of comments in the C/C++ code to explain what is going on.
> Is it expected (or required) that all ports will (or should) work the same
> way as the C code?
> Is anyone currently working on the Java code port? If so, how can I help??
> Regards & God bless...
> David Twyerould
> Internet: dtwy@au1.ibm.com
> "...and the truth shall set you free." (John 8:32)