JavaFX 8 Progress
phidias51 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 14:30:16 PDT 2013
I've heard the "webstart is broke, don't fix it, move on" song before from
a number of people. What I haven't heard is a credible solution to solving
the very real problem of keeping an app up-to-date in a corporate setting.
For the most part, I agree that if you're in the business of selling
commercial software, selling and distributing through an app store probably
makes sense for you. Although I wouldn't relish having to build on all of
However, posting proprietary apps to external OS-specific app stores
doesn't really work for anyone in a corporate setting. Neither does making
a user re-install an application every time you post a bug fix. In
addition, many corporations limit the privileges they give users.
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