How can one access the parallel port of a java laptop?
How can one access /dev/parport0?
How is hardware represented in java?
By standard classes?
By gateway to an executable(?) underlying the JVM?
What is the protocol/class/...?
Can you (dis)recommend books/urls/... for learning hardware access with java?
My goal is to add a graphical user interface to some
existing command-line c++ diagnostic software, or preferrably
port the diagnostic software to java.