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Oracle Retires Java Browser Plug-In
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RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
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1/31/2016 | 11:22:14 PM
Re: Microsoft Silverlight Next?
What did they move to from Silverlight?
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
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1/31/2016 | 11:21:18 PM
Re: Good Start
I very much agree with you. HTML5 has been proven to be a source of fewer vulnerabilities. However, if it becomes more mainstream do we think maybe HTML5 will become more vulnerable in the future?
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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1/30/2016 | 11:14:34 AM
Re: Microsoft Silverlight Next?
"... Microsoft Silverlight Next?  ..."

I am not sure if anybody using Silverlight for their projects anymore. Anybody I talked to recently they were all got out of it.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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1/30/2016 | 11:10:44 AM
Re: Microsoft Silverlight Next?
" ... plug-in free web movement ..."

I agree. There should be less need to plug-ins, we need to be ready to switch between apps if we go with that tough. There is not going to be one app that does everything we want.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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1/30/2016 | 11:08:09 AM
Re: Good Start
"... Java SDK dependencies pose a larger risk ..."

Everything related to client side should go to HTML5 in my view. It is hard to keep up with vulnerabilities if there are too many options.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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1/30/2016 | 11:05:02 AM
Java Applets
 

It was big and flashy when it was intruded. Like flash, it is very powerful tool but their time has passed.
RetiredUser
RetiredUser,
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1/28/2016 | 5:30:04 PM
Microsoft Silverlight Next?
I am so happy I am speechless!  The importance of this move will be understood over the next couple years.  Finally, kudos to Oracle for "getting it" - at least on plug-in free web movement.  Next?
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
1/28/2016 | 3:48:32 PM
Good Start
This is a good start but I think Java SDK dependencies pose a larger risk due to the level of effort behind upgrading along with app testing than retiring a plugin would. Can someone explain this in further detail?


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