Thanks for your help Jens. Is there some documentation that explains this syntax to any degree? All I can find is this and it isn't enough - http://www.gwtproject.org/
doc/latest/ DevGuideCodingBasicsJSNI.html# calling
Thats the only information on the official site. http://www.gwtproject.org/doc/latest/DevGuideCodingBasicsJSNI.html#methods-fields contains a short description how a JSNI method call is constructed.
Be aware that GWT apps load asynchronous and you have to wait for it so that $wnd.setValueFromExternal is available once your external JS executes.
It passes the GWT compiler but at runtime it can't find the function. I feel like the syntax isn't correct but I'm not seeing it. Should "Bar" be the instance name of the internal class within the outer class? I tried that too, same result.
So it sounds like you want setValue() to be an instance method. But at the same time it sounds like your external JS does not know anything about the Bar instance on which the external JS needs to call setValue(). In that case I would probably do
The above assumes that it is more natural to use Java code to get the Bar instance somehow. Of course you could also do it within the JSNI method but I would try to avoid real code in JSNI methods because that makes it easier to switch to JsInterop (something you should consider if you want that GWT code to be GWT 3 compatible).
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