Fixing javaClient/javaServer for world sharing

Chris Double chris.double at
Mon Sep 16 11:40:27 UTC 2013

I've created a pull request that gets javaClient and javaServer working
for me:


It fixes minor bitrot. I've described how to get it working, with a
screencast, here:


I'd really like to see an HTML/JavaScript version of the Java client to
move away from applets. It'd make a fun project and demo I think.

It would also help reduce the reliance on X11 for screen sharing so if a
move is made towards doing a non-X11 backend that functionality is still

With regards to a non-X11 backend I was wondering if SDL2 would be a
good option. It provides hardware acceleration cross platform and works
on Android as well as Windows.


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