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Oracle to Kill the Java Browser Plugin

Some enterprises may need to rework their internal applications.


Oracle has announced that the Java browser plugin will be deprecated in Java 9, and it will be missing entirely from future versions of Java. The Java browser plug-in has frequently been called out for security vulnerabilities, and the Chrome and Firefox browser had already taken steps towards ending support.

The biggest impact of the announcement could fall on enterprise application development teams, as many companies and government agencies have internal applications that require use of the Java browser plug-in. The Oracle website has help for teams that need to migrate away from the tool.

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