SiteSurfer 1.0 is shipping, and available for electronic sale from DevTech and several vendors. A Preview Edition is also available for download and evaluation. The Preview Edition contains all of the functionality of the SiteSurfer product with the following limitations:
We are eager to hear any problems you encounter, complaints on the way the product works, and suggestions of how to make SiteSurfer better. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you feel more comfortable discussing an issue in private, please email email@example.com. Additional contact information is available at on the DevTech Support page.
Please read the License Agreement before downloading the Preview Edition. The LICENSE file details the restrictions of the software and this preview program. You must read it and agree to its terms before installing or using the software.
The Preview Edition uses either InstallAnywhere 2.5 to make it easier to install and run SiteSurfer.
Select your target platform:
In case of Installer problems. Please report any problems with the Windows native and/or platform independent installers to us in the discussion area. If you do have problems, you can download a do-it-yourself .ZIP package (surfdemo.zip).
Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT users. You may download this self-installing executable (install.exe). When it is finished, you can install and run SiteSurfer just like any other Windows application. If you wish to install SiteSurfer with Sun Microsystem's Jave Runtime (JRE) v.1.1.7B included, you can use install_vm.exe, instead.
Nota Bene: Users who chose to use the Microsoft VM instead of a Sun Java VM are likely to need to upgrade to Microsoft's latest version.
Nota Bene: You will need to install MRJ v2.1 Prerelease before installing SiteSurfer.
If that doesn't work, try:
If that doesn't work either, on sh-like shells, try:
Or for csh-like shells, try
On some systems, the java runtime environment ("jre"), is named "java"; adjust the name accordingly for your system.
Nota Bene (OS/2 users): you may not be able to run the installer from a network drive. The solution is to copy install.zip to a local drive.
The SiteSurfer applet requires a Java 1.1-capable browser. This includes: