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Java™ Deployment with JNLP™ and Webstart™ by Mauro Marinilli

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Examples

In this section, we will see some real cases of Java implementations of ad-hoc deployment solutions. The code is illustrative, and may need to be polished or adapted in order to be used in your particular case. These examples assume that standard deployment solutions (installer utilities, JNLP, third-party solutions, simple applets) cannot be used or must be customized in order to achieve the particular need. This assumption justifies the choice of an ad-hoc, possibly expensive, deployment solution creation.

Installing from CD-ROMs

A common scenario is the installation of Java code from a CD-ROM physically delivered to end-users. Despite that, a variety of standard tools exist for this popular case; sometimes, various particular constraints ...

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