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OpenJNLP Library 0.7 released

The OpenJNLP library is a fully-functional JNLP caching launcher, suitable for embedding in other applications or running directly. This is a subset of the full OpenJNLP release.

This is the first release as a separate package.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2002-07-05

OpenJNLP 0.7 released

This version fixes problems that caused OpenJNLP to always reload resources into the cache when launching an app. OpenJNLP now uses resources directly from cache if up to date. Added support for launching JNLP Applets.
OpenJNLP can now be launched as a JNLP app itself by JNLP clients such as Java Web Start or even OpenJNLP.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2002-07-05

OpenJNLP v0.6 Released

OpenJNLP is an open-source implementation of the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP). This will bring JNLP functionality to almost any platform that supports Java.

Locale- and platform-specific JNLP parsing has been added. Native library support has also been added to the app launching. Improved functionality in the user interface includes a console window for seeing output from launched apps. Also provided is a better info window for apps in the app list.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2002-01-24

OpenJNLP v0.6 Released

Locale- and platform-specific JNLP parsing has been added. Native library support has also been added to the app launching. Improved functionality in the user interface includes a console window for seeing output from launched apps. Also provided is a better info window for apps in the app list.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2002-01-22

OpenJNLP v0.5.1 Released

This release fixes some bugs from the previous version, most notably fixing updating of the app list when getting a new app and corrected the parsing of JNLP files to support properties. Please refer to the previous release notes for notes on usage.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-12-18

OpenJNLP v0.5 Released

After too much time since the last release, OpenJNLP v0.5 has been released. It includes meaningful user feedback during app launching.

Major improvements have been made to caching. The cache has been overhauled and now provides automatic resource updating when resources are determined to be out of date. Launching has also been completely revamped resulting in a streamlined launch process.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-12-11

OpenJNLP v0.4 Released

This release adds external JVM launching. A new Java virtual machine is started each time the user launches an app from OpenJNLP. External JVM launching is a significant improvement in behavior, especially for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 users.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-07-24

OpenJNLP v0.3 Released

OpenJNLP has undergone a major user-interface overhaul. With this new user interface, OpenJNLP can now be considered a useful application that makes it easy to launch and relaunch JNLP-based apps.

OpenJNLP has also undergone some structural changes, separating the JNLP parsing/launching code from the application and GUI.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-07-12

OpenJNLP v0.2 Released

This is a "performance" release of OpenJNLP with many internal improvements. Most notably, app execution speed is acceptable.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-05-03

OpenJNLP v0.1 Released

This release is a major upgrade to OpenJNLP. It now caches and launches Java applications from the network.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-04-17

OpenJNLP v0.0.1 Released

Significant improvements to the user interface. The JNLP file source of launched files can now be viewed.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-04-06

OpenJNLP v0.0 Released

The first release of OpenJNLP is available. Please visit http://openjnlp.nanode.org/ for details and the latest files.

Posted by Kevin Herrboldt 2001-03-27