Java Redirector

Java Redirector

Redirects your Browser to the newest version of the javadocs.

What is Java Redirector?
"Java Redirector" is a a user-friendly Firefox add-on specifically designed to redirect users to the most recent version of Java 7 SE javadocs. Whenever a user clicks a link that would typically lead to an outdated java document, the Java Redirector intervenes to redirect the user to the latest updated version, specifically Java 21 SE, ensuring the user's access to the most relevant and current Java documentation.
Merlin
Stats
By: RoiEX
Users: 5,385 ▲ 30
Rating: 4.79 (28)
Version: 6.0 (Last updated: 2024-01-01)
Creation date: 2017-06-25
Weekly download count: 99
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • *://docs.oracle.com/*
Size: 37.06K
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Summary

Redirects your Browser to the newest version of the javadocs. If you click on a link which brings you to the Java 7 SE javadocs, you will be redirected automatically to the updated javadocs of the Java 21 SE. Example: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/lang/String.html -> https://docs.oracle.com/en/java/javase/21/docs/api/java.base/java/lang/String.html

User reviews
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Pros
  • The add-on is developed by someone who is not perceived as greedy.
  • Reacts timely to issues, including feature requests and bugs.
  • Performs its intended function well.
Cons
  • Only supports up to Java version 11.
Most mentioned
  • Good performance and simple functionality.
  • Timely response to issues from the author.
  • Limited to Java version 11 support.
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Safety
Risk impact

Java Redirector may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Java Redirector is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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