Solved

Free signed applet ???

Posted on 1998-06-15
6
574 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
Hello, could be possible to sign an applet without pay for applet testing?

  Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:Deladier
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
RoboBob earned 90 total points
ID: 1223223
Yes, you dont have to have it tested in order to sign it, the JDK includes a program called 'javakey' that can generate key pairs and sign applets...
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:gadio
ID: 1223224
Deladier, I'm afraid that the javakey will only do for jdk1.2 (and I'm not sure about that as well). Your actual options are:
1. Use the Netscape signtool 1.0 . That is only good for Netscape. You can generate a test certification authority and test your applet signing process with it. It is not good however for distribution of the applet. Look in http://developer.netscape.com/software/tools/index.html?content=/software/signedobj/jarpack.html
2. Buy from verisign a personal certification authority. It only cost 20 us$ a year (note that you must be living in the US).

G.

0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:RoboBob
ID: 1223225
I use javakey on a daily basis, but I dont have jdk1.2, it works just fine for 1.1
0
Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:gadio
ID: 1223226
Well, in that case I'm sorry. I thought you are just pointing for an option. I tried and didn't had a big success. Maybe I'll learn a new thing here...
0
 

Author Comment

by:Deladier
ID: 1223227
Ok, if I use JDK 1.1.5 only for signing my applets, How do I sign an applet? (steps for it).
Per example, with an applet named prog.class

  Thanks.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:RoboBob
ID: 1223228
There is a really good tutorial on how to create digital signatures and use them to sign applets available at developer.com

http://www-c.developer.com/news/techworkshop/031998_digsig.html
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

After being asked a question last year, I went into one of my moods where I did some research and code just for the fun and learning of it all.  Subsequently, from this journey, I put together this article on "Range Searching Using Visual Basic.NET …
Introduction This article is the first of three articles that explain why and how the Experts Exchange QA Team does test automation for our web site. This article explains our test automation goals. Then rationale is given for the tools we use to a…
This tutorial covers a practical example of lazy loading technique and early loading technique in a Singleton Design Pattern.
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
Suggested Courses

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question