Java Network Launching Protocol

What is Java Web Start ?

Java Web Start, a technology for simplifying deployment of Java applications, gives you the power to launch full-featured applications with a single click from your Web browser. You can now download and launch applications, such as a complete spreadsheet program or an Internet chat client, without going through complicated installation procedures.

Source : Site de Sun

Extension / Default MIME type

  • .jnlp : application/x-java-jnlp-file
  • .jar : application/x-java-archive
  • .jardiff : application/x-java-archive-diff

Site de Sun - Java Web Start
JNLP Specification & API Documentation
Up2Go - Up2Go is a repository for JNLP complient applications.

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