Some of these are: Built-in support for the Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP) allows applets to immediately reuse extensions originally designed for Java Web Start applications such as the components of the Java FX runtime, support for hardware accelerated 3D graphics, video playback, spatialized audio and more.

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This release contains Olson time zone data version 2008c.

For more information, refer to 6627362 or see US DST Timezone Updater. For more information, refer to the Java DB home page.

This update release specifies the following security baselines for use with the original Java Plug-in technology: For more information about the security baseline, see Deploying Java Applets With Family JRE Versions in Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer .

Note that as of this release, the next generation Java Plug-in is provided.

The next generation Java Plug-in is the default for IE and Firefox 3.

The original (old) Plug-in remains the default for Firefox 2.

On Windows, you can switch between the old and new Plug-ins by using the Java Control Panel.

This release introduces a new (default) implementation of the Java Plug-in that provides support for applets in the web browser.

The next generation Java Plug-in combines the best architectural features of applet and Java Web Start technologies.