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Offline dapy
« Posted 2013-02-24 15:55:19 »

Does anybody else have a problem with applets and caching?

I just submitted a new version of my 4K game. When I tested it in a couple of browsers, they both loaded the old version of the game.
After clearing my java and browser caches, the latest version was loaded.

This isn't really a very good player experience imho: the player must either clear their java/browser cache(s), or risk playing old versions of our games!

Does anybody have a workaround for this issue (e.g. give the jar a different name each time it is uploaded)?
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2013-02-24 17:24:58 »

It's not the cache I think, just sometimes takes a while to update the applet.
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« Reply #2 - Posted 2013-02-24 17:26:13 »

It's not the cache I think, just sometimes takes a while to update the applet.
Clueless Then why would clearing the cache work.

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2013-02-24 17:27:41 »

It's not the cache I think, just sometimes takes a while to update the applet.
Clueless Then why would clearing the cache work.
It updated in the time it took to clear the cache! Grin
It's just that when I screw up the class name of the applet (in the html) and reload the applet it immediately says class not found, updating the applet sometimes is instant, sometimes is delayed.
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« Reply #4 - Posted 2013-02-24 22:34:04 »

I had the same problem, I just wait and now all is Ok !
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