From the start the concept seems interesting. Write some code in plain Java, run it though a translator, which will generate some objective-c equivalents calling into the framework’s JRE emulation library. It all seems legit.
So I go and compile the “Hello world” example and yes it works, the excitement is still there, so let me try something more useful than a “Hello world”. Since I’ve been into “pull to refresh” apps lately, and I need to keep going with those I will try to pull down some JSONs down! Yeah!