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FAQ - MyImageUploader
General questions
1. Does MyImageUploader resume broken uploads?
2. Does MyImageUploader support secure uploads?
3. Can I upload a thumbnail of the image to my web server?
4. Can I change the size of the thumbnails in the uploader?
5. Does MyImageUploader run in every browser?
6. What is the difference between the Standard Edition and the Source Code Edition?
7. What is the expected EOL (End-of-Life) date?

Technical questions
1. Which version of the Java Plugin is required?
2. Do I need to install Java on my web server?
3. Where can I download the Java Plugin?
4. Why does MyImageUploader have a certificate?
5. Does MyImageUploader have dependencies?
6. May I change the Source Code?

General Questions

1. Does MyImageUploader resume broken uploads?
Yes, if the connection is lost MyImageUploader will try to resume the upload. If the connection cannot be established the image uploader will try again to create the connection. The number of attempts is defined in the parameter maxRetries.

2. Does MyImageUploader support secure uploads?
Yes, MyImageUploader supports secure uploads. Secure uploads are estabishled with https connections. This is http + ssl (secure socket layer).

3. Can I upload a thumbnail of the image to my web server?
Yes, MyImageUploader can create thumbnails on the fly. These thumbnails will be uploaded together with the original file. See for example the demo.

4. Can I change the size of the thumbnails in the uploader?
Yes, the size of the thumbnails in the image uploader can be changed with the parameters: maxThumbnailHeight and maxThumbnailWidth.

5. Does MyImageUploader run in every browser?
Yes, MyImageUploader runs in every browser with a Java Plugin.

6. What is the difference between the Standard Edition and the Source Code Edition?
The functionality of both editions is the same. The Source Code Edition comes with the binary code and the Java source code, the Standard Edition only the binary code. The Standard Edition may be installed on only one server. The Source Code Edition may be installed on any server of your business.

7. What is the expected EOL (End-of-Life) date?
The expected EOL (End-of-Life) date of MyImageUploader is January 1, 2015. After this date no new versions or certificate renewals will be released.

Technical Questions

1. Which version of the Java Plugin is required?
MyImageUploader requires version 1.5 (also called 5.0) or newer. The recommended version is 1.6.0 update 10 (also called 6.0 update 10) or newer.

2. Do I need to install Java on my web server?
No, MyImageUploader runs in the browser of a user. Therefore you don't need to install Java on your web server.

3. Where can I download the Java Plugin?
The Java Plugin can be downloaded from: http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp.

4. Why does MyImageUploader have a certificate?
MyImageUploader contains a certificate because the image uploader is a signed applet. MyImageUploader is a signed applet because only signed applets are allowed to access a local filesystem. In order words without the certificate the uploader cannot read an image from your disk drive. The certificate also protects users. By means of the certificate a user can verify the author of the uploader.

5. Does MyImageUploader have dependencies?
MyImageUploader has a dependency with the Java Plugin. MyImageUploader doesn't work without the Java Plugin. Note that in most browsers a Java Plugin is already installed.

6. May I change the Source Code?
Yes, if you have purchased the Source Code Edition you are allowed to make modification for your own usage. Note that after the modification you need to sign the binary code. This can be done with the tools Jarsigner and Keytool of the JDK. See for more information: JarSigner and Keytool.

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