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Jink: An Interactive Tool for Program Visualization

(JINK: Jink Is Not junK)

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december 2003
  Introduction
 

 

Jink is an interactive tool for visualization of the execution of java objects, the goal is the comprehension of the dynamic behavior of a concurrent program, for the sake to correct them, the user can interact with the object by methods call, starts new threads view the interleaving of methods invocation, and can inspect object fields.

  Instructions
  1. Create a Directory
  2. Download this three files: Jink.tgz libs.tgz workspace.tgz
  3. Decompress them with the commands:

    tar xvfz jink.tgz
    tar xvfz libs.tgz
    tar xvfz workspace.tgz

  4. Set the environment variable JAVA_HOME to path of jaka home directory.
  5. For Windows OSes invoke the command:

    jink.bat

    For Unix-like OSes invoke the command:

    jink.sh

  6. Click the Demo button
  7. Read the log in the diagnostic console for more information.
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Roberto Capuano

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A screenshot from the museum: JinkTool 0.3

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