Oracle stops Java plug-in for browsers

Jan

29

2016

Oracle stopped the Java plug-in for browsers. Oracle depreciates the plug-in in version 9 of the Java Development Kit and it will disappear in future Java SE releases. The company recommends replacing Java applets through Java Web Start.

Java Web Start has no plug-in required and therefore in the future preferred mentions Oracle. Include Google and Mozilla have Java plug-in taken away from their browsers. Oracle calls the reduced support for browser plug-ins as the main reason to discourage the continued use of the Java plug-in and to cease development. Browsers are also stopped doing because the plug-in exhibited often leak and thereby give access to users’ PCs.

The Java plug-in has been around for years and requires a separate installation. Sun and Oracle later stood around known tubed variety of Java software, such as OpenOffice and the Ask toolbar. Using the Java Plug-in took some time off. Oracle has a whitepaper published to help web developers migrate.

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