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by bromley
22 Dec 2020, 21:29
Forum: Installation & Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED] Bug when auto-updating version 1.3.0 to 1.3.1 on 64-bit Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 683

[SOLVED] Bug when auto-updating version 1.3.0 to 1.3.1 on 64-bit Windows

I opened our JNLP app via its desktop shortcut and, as it was opening, I got a message about a new version of OpenWebStart being available. I selected the option to download and install it, and it started doing this at the same time as opening our JNLP app. So our JNLP app was then open while the in...
by bromley
22 Dec 2020, 20:13
Forum: Features & Proposals
Topic: Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People
Replies: 3
Views: 21485

Re: Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People

Thanks for replying Dirk! I understand completely that this stuff wouldn't be worth the effort since you mainly aim at technical visitors. For people like me your download page is just fine. Hosting the latest Win64 and Mac downloads ourselves is working well for us now, as we can auto-detect which ...
by bromley
08 Dec 2020, 21:45
Forum: Features & Proposals
Topic: Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People
Replies: 3
Views: 21485

Re: Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People

A short update: I can see now that my suggestion 4 above wouldn't be possible. But to improve usability for our users we decided to host the unzipped Win64 and Mac downloads ourselves, and use JavaScript to detect which download link to show people. Hardly anyone uses Win32 any more at all, and Linu...
by bromley
19 Nov 2020, 13:33
Forum: Features & Proposals
Topic: Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People
Replies: 3
Views: 21485

Suggestion: Make Download Page More User Friendly for Non-Technical People

My company provides a JNLP app for non-technical people. They are very competent in their fields, but they are not software developers like us. Most have no idea what JNLP is, most don't know what a JVM is, many get confused by zip files, some don't know whether their version of Windows is 64-bit or...