Java on the NXT: leJOS NXJ is here!
I know many people have been awaiting this big step forwards from iCommand. (Which runs a Java program on your PC to remotely control the NXT.)
Details from the leJOS home page:
leJOS NXJ is ready for download. leJOS NXJ is a full firmware replacement and works for Windows and Linux. This is a technology preview of things to come. At the moment there is no Bluetooth, I2C (Ultrasonic sensor), or sound support and we do not have a basic menu system. You can write Java programs and upload them to the NXT brick via USB. (see readme for more information)
Congratulations to Brian Bagnall and everyone who has been working on this, and thanks for letting us know about the release.
Please leave a comment if you try it. (I have not installed it yet, and I probably will not have the time before the weekend.)
- Tony N