Java Web Start

Hash Verifier (Java Web Start)

Java Web Start is a technology that allows easy deployment of Java based software through a web browser. The advantages of this framework are numerous but one nice thing is that it allows you far more freedom then the completely sandboxed Java applet. In this post I will detail how I converted my Hash Verifier application to run right from the browser. Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP) The javax.jnlp libraries provide the functionality needed to launch the application from within a web browser.