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RxTx / Serial Communication on Windows

Serial communication through COM ports are very common both in prototyping and industry. To be able to read / listen to COM ports on Java, Arudino or Processing you need to install the RxTx library. Follow the instruction to install Serial and Parallel communication installed on your Windows.
  1. unzip rxtx-*-win32.zip
  2. copy rxtxSerial.dll / rxtxParallel.dll to %JAVA_HOME%bin
    (e.g. c:Program FilesJavaj2re1.4.1_01)
  3. copy RXTXcomm.jar to %JAVA_HOME%libext

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