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3.9 Binary File Formats

This specification defines two binary file formats which enable platform-independent development, distribution and execution of Java Card programs.

The CAP file format describes files that contain executable code and can be downloaded and installed onto a Java Card technology-enabled device. A CAP file is produced by a Java Card platform Converter tool, and contains a converted form of an entire package of Java classes. This file format's relationship to the Java Card virtual machine is analogous to the relationship of the class file format to the Java virtual machine.

The export file format describes files that contain the public linking information of Java Card API packages. A package's export file is used when converting client packages of that package.

javacard/jcvm/3.9_binary_file_formats.txt · Last modified: 2017/05/13 04:10 (external edit)