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"Oracle deprecates the Java browser plugin, prepares for its demise",ArsTechnica


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#1 Aura

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Posted 28 January 2016 - 09:35 AM

The much-maligned Java browser plugin, source of so many security flaws over the years, is to be killed off by Oracle. It will not be mourned.

Oracle, which acquired Java as part of its 2010 purchase of Sun Microsystems, has announced that the plugin will be deprecated in the next release of Java, version 9, which is currently available as an early access beta. A future release will remove it entirely.


Source: http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/01/oracle-deprecates-the-java-browser-plugin-prepares-for-its-demise/
 

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Posted 28 January 2016 - 11:45 AM

 

...even if the company continued developing and supporting its plugin, the browser vendors themselves were making it an irrelevance. Only Internet Explorer 11...is set to offer any continued plugin support.


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