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    Default Check Web File Version

    I want to check the version of a file, so the client knows whether or not to download the new updated client. The file is located at http://javahost.ws/files/zamorak/zamorak.jar


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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    Do you have any specific questions about your problemt?
    Please post your code and any questions about problems you are having.
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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    I dont know how to start.

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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    What is a file version?
    Is it something created by the OS like Date last modified?
    Is it in the contents of the file?
    Is it in the filename?

    You'll need to know that before you can get a file's version. Then you'll need some way to determine if one file's version is newer than anothers.
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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    Last modified date would be best I suppose.

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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    You can get that with a method of the File class.
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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    How?

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    Default Re: Check Web File Version

    Start by reading the API doc for the File class and finding the method to use.
    Then use that method in a program.
    The API doc: Java Platform SE 7
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