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Invoking COM objects from Java?

I was wondering if there are any Java-COM bridging products out there... so far I've seen many products that are intended mostly for calling Excel from Java or that work only from a Windows box. But I need the solution to invoke some fairly complex COM objects, with
The only one that makes sense to me, so far, is j-integra (http://j-integra.intrinsyc.com/), which is a java-only solution that will work on any OS (I need to evaluate Linux and AIX, at least). Its pricing is a little over my budget, though...
Any other ideas? Apparently, some COM objects can be accessed from ODBC, but I don't know how...

Dario Vasconcelos
Wednesday, February 04, 2004

http://danadler.com/jacob/

is worth a look.  And Sun provide a Java-COM bridge but I don't know how well supported it is

Zealot
Wednesday, February 04, 2004

Call a C++ module using JNI, then have the C++ module do the COM work.

Bathmophobia skier
Wednesday, February 04, 2004

http://www.relevancellc.com/halloway/JavaWin32.html

igor
Wednesday, February 04, 2004

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