Hi all,

I'm working on a project in Java that involves developing a GUI that can, among other things, receive user input from the keyboard, receive and store handwritten input (characters/words) done with a mouse, and display png images.

Eventually the program will be used on a linux environment, but I am wondering if it is possible/wise/advisable to develop it in a Windows environment.

I've experience problems doing this in C in the past, but I've heard a lot about the portability of Java and so any advice here would be greatly appreciated!


As long as you're not doing any Runtime.exec type stuff you shouldn't have any problems. You will want to test it, first, though.

and no stupid things like hardcoding operating system specific file locations :)

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