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New security dialogs coming to a Tiger update near you.

Posted by stanleyh on October 14, 2005 at 3:42 AM PDT

A few months ago, I blogged about how we plan to revamp the user experience in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in in Mustang. After considering all the inputs from the Java community, we have decided to make the new security dialogs available in the upcoming J2SE 5.0u6. Here are some screenshots from 5.0u6:Signed application with valid certificate:

tiger_security_warning_signed.png

More information on the valid certificate:

tiger_more_information.png

Hopefully, it will significantly improve the deployment user experience of your applications very soon.

- Stanley

P.S. Thanks Andy Herrick in the Java Deployment team for backporting this feature; the codebases between Mustang and Tiger are quite different, so this backport is actually more difficult than it seems.

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