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Query the Java version?

Ken Seehof

Joined: May 07, 2004
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How do I query the current JRE version at runtime?
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Ken, has an applet that does just that. If you scroll down to the bottom of the page, they show the code that they used to write the applet.

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Tim West
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Joined: Mar 15, 2004
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I haven't looked, but I'm guessing they use System.getProperties() - see the System JavaDoc.

Tony Morris
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Tony Morris
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I agree. Here's the link:
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