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Java Web Start / JNLP deprecated?

 
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This blog post, Clock ticking loudly for Swing and SWT users
https://vaadin.com/blog/clock-ticking-loudly-for-swing-and-swt-users

…claims that in the fine print of the Java 9 note is a statement saying the Java Deployment Technologies are deprecated, specifically mentioning "WebStart" and "JNLP" being deprecated along with the Applet API & Java plug-in. The source is this page listing deprecated parts of Java 9:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/9-deprecated-features-3745636.html

Java Deployment Technologies are deprecated and will be removed in a future release Java Applet and WebStart functionality, including the Applet API, The Java plug-in, the Java Applet Viewer, JNLP and Java Web Start including the javaws tool are all deprecated in JDK 9 and will be removed in a future release.

JDK-8184998 (not public)



This is surprising news to me. While the Applet deprecation has been well publicized, Java Web Start & JNLP has always been offered as a well-supported alternative.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Web_Start

--Basil Bourque
 
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Thank you for posting that information. Very interesting.
 
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