Jar Ajar 0.5.0 released

Jar Ajar, a JAR-based self-extractor of ZIP files, takes on a new role as program launcher in addition to self-extracting and installing Java programs. The goal is for one downloadable file to serve as an installer, launcher, and program shortcut.

After downloading a single file packaged by Jar Ajar, users can double-click the file to install and launch the program. When they double-click the file again, it automatically determines where the program was installed and launches it again, no matter where the original file has been moved.

Posted by David Young 2008-06-20