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Tanveer Rameez
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Joined: Dec 11, 2000
Posts: 158
I want to know what is Java Web Start.
I also have an application and some applets. How do I make it web start enabled?
Can anyone explain it to me in details and refer some sites giving tutorial or concept?

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Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
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We have a whole forum just for "JNLP and Web Start", so I've moved this post there for you.

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Rob Ross

Joined: Jan 07, 2002
Posts: 2205
I always start my tutorial searching at Sun's java site, It's the most comprehensive java site on the web.
here's an interesting book:
here's the WebStart FAQ:
I hope this helps.

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Hema Menon
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Joined: Oct 29, 2000
Posts: 569
Check out this post in this forum. It has almost all of the links available on Javawebstart.
[ July 22, 2002: Message edited by: Menon Hema ]

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Java Web Start
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