• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Paul Clapham
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Rob Spoor
  • Bear Bibeault
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Tim Holloway
  • Piet Souris
  • Carey Brown
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Frits Walraven
  • fred rosenberger
  • salvin francis

Applet ClassLoader Problem

Posts: 29
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi all,

I experienced a problem which I couldn't solve yet. My applet depends on some third party libraries which are located in a lib/ folder, therefore the archive tag looks like that:

The applet folder consist of: lib/ MyApplet.html MyApplet.jar

If I start the html file from this folder everything works fine, but if I deploy the applet with my webapp to my local Tomcat and start the applet from a button ( window.open("Applets/MyApplet.html","", att)) the classloader will not find two of the five third party libraries and a java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError error is thrown(Java Console).

This is true on Linux and WindowsXP for Firefox, Netscape and IE. I'm using java version 1.5.0_06.

If I put the libraries which are not loading in my local ../jre/lib/ext and start my web app from localhost the applet works fine. Is this going to be a plug-in issue?

Any advice is highly appreciated.

Did you ever grow anything in the garden of your mind? - Fred Rogers. Tiny ad:
Thread Boost feature
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic