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If you ever wondered if there is an easy way to open a URL from your Java program in the user-default browser, with Java SE 6 there is. Unless your platform doesn't support this. The good news is that you can test if this is the case or not.

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Yes, it's quite easy in java 1.6 But how about java 1.5? I've found just this one:

AppletContext a = getAppletContext();
URL url = new URL(link);

Unfortunately it's not for desktop applications.

Posted by Alexander at 16:21 GMT on 15 July 2009

Thanks for this code. It works great in my program. THank you thank you!!!

Posted by nan at 21:59 GMT on 23 February 2010

how to create a open button to execute the openuri project

Posted by Anonymous at 06:00 GMT on 28 January 2011

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