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==Will there ever be a World Wind Java client?== ==Will there ever be a World Wind Java client?==
NASA has no plans to create a World Wind Java client, but they are actively encouraging the Open Source community to develop a client which may then be endorsed by NASA. NASA has no plans to create a World Wind Java client, but they are actively encouraging the Open Source community to develop a client which may then be endorsed by NASA.
 +==What is the status of the WWJ SDK?==
 +Is it a pre-alpha, alpha, beta or a release ? Is it safe to start coding an application around it ?

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What is NASA World Wind Java?

NASA World Wind Java is an SDK aimed at developers who want to create thier own virtual globe applications.

Why does World Wind Java not look as good as World Wind 1.4?

NASA World Wind Java is an SDK, it is meant for developers and not end users, the bundled application and webstart on the NASA Java page are just simple demos to show what can be done with the SDK.

Will World Wind Java run on my operating system?

The NASA World Wind Java SDK is platform independent, the demo has succesfully been run under Ubuntu, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. However, your computer still must have a modern graphics card with an up-to-date driver.

Will there ever be a World Wind Java client?

NASA has no plans to create a World Wind Java client, but they are actively encouraging the Open Source community to develop a client which may then be endorsed by NASA.

What is the status of the WWJ SDK?

Is it a pre-alpha, alpha, beta or a release ? Is it safe to start coding an application around it ?

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