Oracle Admits Time Running Out for Browser Plugins
Oracle will be retiring the ever criticized Java plugin for browsers after acknowledging the undeniable truth around the future lifespan of other such proprietary technologies. One needs only to look toward Flash, Silverlight and so on. Modern browsers such as Chrome and Firefox will no longer support them. Oracle says the process will start with the release of the next Java development kit and the plugin will be available for a short thereafter. Continue reading this story here.