aspose file tools*
The moose likes Applets and the fly likes detect JVM plugin version Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Applets
Bookmark "detect JVM plugin version" Watch "detect JVM plugin version" New topic
Author

detect JVM plugin version

Annekee Dufour
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 04, 2003
Posts: 41
We want to use a Java Applet that only runs with the 1.3.1 JVM (no upward compatibility, I didn't test alder jdk's). I know that somewhere on the web there is an applet that detects which jvm a browser is using. Does anyone know the url?
I know you can also detect the plugin version in the browser settings, or in the windows settings, or if necessary using regedit, but our customers have very limited capabilities on their workstations so they cannot use that. Also, I know how to write an applet that does it for me, but installing the applet somewhere where the customers can access it is a bureaucratic (is this english?) problem. So I really need the url and nothing else!
Annekee Dufour
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 04, 2003
Posts: 41
Found it! In case anyone is interested:
http://java.com/en/download/help/testvm.jsp
Maulin Vasavada
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 04, 2001
Posts: 1871
Cool.
I liked it
Thanks
Maulin
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
subject: detect JVM plugin version