Jour overview

The Jour library is an open source suite of java bytecode instrumentation base on Javassist.

Jour is designed to simplify the use of Javassist for processing multiple classes. In short Jour is simple Aspect Oriented Programming AOP framework on top of Javassist.

Jour is licensed under LGPL.

Key usage examples



  • Java 2 SE 1.4+

What project name stands for?

Jour is abbreviation of journeyman.

According to Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.

  • a worker who has learned a trade and works for another person usually by the day
  • an experienced reliable worker or performer especially as distinguished from one who is brilliant or colorful