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Best Compatability Method

Lee Stee
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Joined: Mar 24, 2009
Posts: 5
Is there some way to best ensure compatability for an Applet deployed on the web? I am testing an Applet I made for research I am doing that collects data from the participants. However, the Applet won't load for some people. The most common issues are plug-ins are needed and the classes are not found (actually it is something like Unsupport class version for major major minor minor or something).

Any helpful hints?

Thanks!
Lee Stee
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 24, 2009
Posts: 5
I forgot to mention, if it matters, I use Eclipse 3.4.1 and Java 6.
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Java 5 (and, to some degree, 1.4) are still pretty common in browsers. So if you want to reach a wide audience (thus avoiding the unsupported class version error), you should use Java 5 at the most, not Java 6. (And make sure that your compiler/IDE generates class files for Java 5.)


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