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Help me for java installer for web app

 
Anil Kumar Goud
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Can we make .exe of (or java installer using the tools like install4j, izpack, advanced installer for java) java web application(like servlet, jsp)?. Please help me. If YES, how it works?. If NOT, WHY?.
 
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I think a better question would be: what are you trying to accomplish? Those installers are meant for desktop installations - it would be extremely unusual to use them for web apps.
 
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Ulf Dittmer wrote:I think a better question would be: what are you trying to accomplish? Those installers are meant for desktop installations - it would be extremely unusual to use them for web apps.


ThnQ for reply,

I do agree with you.For a change, if i want run my web app like standalone app(instead of browser), how can i?
 
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Then do not write it as a web app. Web apps are not intended to be run standalone. It's using hr wrong tool for the job.

I suppose you could write an installer that would install a servlet container such as Tomcat, and then your web app. But that all seems rather pointless.

Why do you want to write a desktop app as a web app if its a desktop app you want?
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:Then do not write it as a web app. Web apps are not intended to be run standalone. It's using hr wrong tool for the job.

I suppose you could write an installer that would install a servlet container such as Tomcat, and then your web app. But that all seems rather pointless.

Why do you want to write a desktop app as a web app if its a desktop app you want?


Just, i don't want to run my web app on browser, want to give new look like stand alone app. How can i achieve this?
 
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You can't. Web apps display their view in the browser. If you want a desktop app, write a desktop app.
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:You can't. Web apps display their view in the browser. If you want a desktop app, write a desktop app.


ThnQ for the reply.
 
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