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Bridging Java and Adobe Air - Merapi

How Exiciting it will be if you can call Java directly from an AIR Application? I got excited when i read first time. And I feel you will also be. So why to wait, here is the solution for it........ Merapi
Merapi: A Bridge between Adobe AIR and Java
Merapi is a bridge between applications written in Java and those running in and created for Adobe AIR™ (Adobe Integrated Runtime™).

Merapi has been designed to run on a user's machine, along with an Adobe AIR™application and providea direct bridge between the Adobe AIR™ framework and Java, exposing the power and overall calabilities of the user's operating system, including 3rd party hardware devices.

With a light weight and straightforward API, developers can leverage the OS by writing Java companion applications for their AIR™ applications. Java programs treat Merapi as a bridge to the running Adobe AIR™ application and vice-versa. How to achieve this is given below:

Sending a message from ActionScript:

var message : Message = new Mes…