Java Applet Helper

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What is it?

The Java Applet Helper allows you more options in connecting to networks. Some networks are not yet configured to allow the Mibbit servers to connect to them. More and more networks are joining every day, but in the meantime, there's another option.

How does it work?

When you select to use the Java Applet helper, a small Java Applet is loaded in your browser. You'll be prompted to allow it to operate. The Applet allows Mibbit to connect directly to the network rather than from the Mibbit IPs.

The data is relayed back to Mibbit servers, to enable Mibbit features such as logging if you have it enabled, chatters/idlers, extended whois, parsing youtube videos to lookup metadata etc. as well as applying any of your preferences. Our usual privacy policy still applies.

Potential issues?

Please be aware, that to use the Java Applet Helper, you must be able to connect out from your machine, to IRC networks, and be able to run Java Applets.