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Physlets won't run in latest release of firefox

Author: Jason Diemer
Posted: June 8, 2017 at 2:22PM

Starting with Firefox Version 52 (released in March 2017), Firefox has limited support for plug-ins, and therefore will not run Java.

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Re: Physlets won't run in latest release of firefox

Author: Wolfgang
Posted: Jun 15, 2017 at 8:09AM

Java Applets (but not Java programs or the Java language) are deprecated and will soon become impossible to run.  There is nothing that we can do about that other than to convert applet-based curricular material to JavaScript and we are working on the conversions.  But it takes time to rewrite hundreds of curriculum pages.  Here are some Physlet and Physlet-like material that we have posted recently:

You can browse additional JavaScript models here:

We have been developing EJS JavaScript simulations and distributing them in the OSP digital library for some time.  Go to the library and search.

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