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No one using Java Webstart?

 
Hema Menon
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Java Webstart is one of the most attractive technologies from Sun. Webstart has the ability to launch Java APPLICATIONS using any browser, any platform, from anywhere in the web.
Take a look at this exciting technology info at http://java.sun.com/products/javawebstart/?frontpage-javaplatform
Looking forward to more people using it and hence more discussions,
Later,
Hema
 
ersin eser
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I am using Posedion for UML from gentleware thru Web Start
 
jayram
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so do i
I hope more and more apps are deployed using jnlp and webstart. They seem to be ideal candidates for intranet deployments too
Cheers
Jayram
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What if this is as good as it gets ?
 
David Weitzman
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I originally didn't look at it because you needed to download the whole JRE over again, but it looks like that isn't the case anymore. I've just downloaded it.
 
Deepak Shah
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Hey Guys,
I am using JNLP in my next project.
Its looks best approach to dynamically distribute and update s/w code.
Regs,
SCEA I
SCJP
 
Joel Cochran
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I'm really curious about WebStart. Does anyone know if the database could reside on a remote server? If so it seems this would be an ideal solution for Application Service Providers, which is why I'm interested.
 
John Boyd-Rainey
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We've been using Web Start on our commercial site http://www.i2brain.com/en_demo.php for a few months. Although most users have reported no problems, there is a minority who do report quirks and incomprehensible and insurmountable problems with firewalls, browsers etc.. And of course I don't know how many try, fail, and don't report problems.

Another serious problem is that Java has to be installed first.
I might well move over to InstallAnywhere soon to avoid a lot of these
problems.

So, unfortunately, Web Start isn't the major breakthrough we were hoping for.

John Boyd-Rainey
 
tommy k. lee
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Although WebStart is convenient, the WebStart JNLP protocol does NOT support HTTPS / SSL communication. This is problematic when one is trying to develop a secure application using HTTPS.

In fact, I had to change my Apache SSL re-write rules to support WebStart, since WebStart didn't support SSL.
 
Bjørn Børresen
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Although WebStart is convenient, the WebStart JNLP protocol does NOT support HTTPS / SSL communication.


Are you sure 1.4.2 hasn't added support for this? I think the latest version supports HTTPS.

- Bj�rn
 
dennis zined
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You can use JSSE....Java Secure Socket Extension
 
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