20. Deployment in Depth

Rich Internet application (RIA) deployment involves various technologies and tools such as the Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP), Deployment Toolkit, pack200, jarsigner, and so on. This chapter explores how these technologies and tools help developers deploy RIAs (applets and Java Web Start applications).

Here are the main components that are involved in RIA deployment:

Image The HTML page in which the RIA will be deployed

The JNLP file for the RIA

The JAR file containing ...

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