Some of you are familiar with limits of applets. Web start (JNLP) allows
for a more of a rich user interface then what we can do w/ Applets and
DHTML. But deploying Java, applets and applications over the internet
can be a challenge, including security warnings for registered
applications and installation of current version of java by non-computer
savvy users of our applications (can your father in law install and
launch a WebStart application?)
The lead of Sun’s Java deployment team and usability experts (Mike
Albers -J2SE UI expert will be there hopefully) will answer your
questions at 11 AM California time and guide you. Here are the details
of how to participate for FREE:
Above link should be enough.
Some people are *boycotting* the chat conference because of issues since
about 2001(it appears that a individuals at Sun believe that they should
PERVENT deployment – that they are doing us a favor, listed here:
One important issue was picked up here (Scary screen for registered
Sun’s stance is that it’s RFE and will not address it with wide
deployment of Java 6 (aka Mustang) in 2007, and not on JRE 1.4.x
updates, and will not do word smiting to clarify the application is
Another issue is deploying/update Java by corporate end users at
organizations that have a LAN admin.
Sample “applets” sites:
One example of RiA is (click to run it)
MacroMedia and MS Longhorn also have RiA kits, you can read this as
intro to RiA:
RiA will be major part of SoA – Services.
Server side Java will be limited w/o Client Side Java.
You want to hear deployment answers from Sun people in charge? OK, tmrw.
11AM CA time (2PM? NY time)