How to have DOS Box show in my browser

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How to have DOS Box show in my browser

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Hello,
I am programming in HTML and I am trying to get DOSbox to show up in my browser just like playdosgames.com What code to I have to type for this to work? Can someone please help me?
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Quadko
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I haven't done it before, but here's the broad overview:

1) You'll need to download the Java DosBox version is that runs in browsers - it's definitely not the desktop version you run in Windows/Linux/Mac.

2) Install that version on your webserver

3) call it from your html as a javascript object/library.

Also:
1) You might have more luck asking at Vogons.org where the main DosBox community is and where "all the dosbox knowledge" resides.
2) There are several sites that use the java Dosbox; some abandonware sites I won't link, the one you mentioned and archive.org - you might ask around some of those sites, too, since they have it working and obviously know how.

Good luck!
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Quadko wrote:2) There are several sites that use the java Dosbox; some abandonware sites I won't link, the one you mentioned and archive.org - you might ask around some of those sites, too, since they have it working and obviously know how.
You forgot to mention RGB Classic Games, which is actually the site recommended on the official jDOSBox page.
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Post by Quadko »

I wasn't sure if it was on the "OK to Link" list of approved sites. :D

techmaster90 - hopefully these links get you a lot farther along. I'd love to hear how it goes!
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and you call yourself the tech master :devil:
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God, Jesus Christ, is number one!hehe

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Jesus Christ!hehe

Hello techmaster90:

If you could manage to set that up it'd be nice for the people who still hang in.

DOS seems to be a dying breed and there needs to be new life.

What I'm saying is with all the Nintendos, SEGA, and etc. it's a small group.

Looking at this website alone there are only 4000+ members.

Not much considering other systems have possibly millions?
God, Jesus Christ, is number one!hehe
Jesus Christ!hehe
Bless Jesus Christ!
Then please bless my mom.
Honour to my mom Huong Thi Vu
Honour to my dad Thuy Binh Nguyen
Love to cousin Carl Anh Cuong Cao Vu
Thank you Jesus Christ.
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God, Jesus Christ, is number one!hehe

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Jesus Christ!hehe

On a moral lesson, good friends are hard to find.

So I guess 4000+ members are enough for a small town of DOS community.
God, Jesus Christ, is number one!hehe
Jesus Christ!hehe
Bless Jesus Christ!
Then please bless my mom.
Honour to my mom Huong Thi Vu
Honour to my dad Thuy Binh Nguyen
Love to cousin Carl Anh Cuong Cao Vu
Thank you Jesus Christ.
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Post by MrFlibble »

Quadko wrote:I wasn't sure if it was on the "OK to Link" list of approved sites. :D
It should be, since RGB Classic Games upholds the highest standards possible regarding the legality of uploaded material.
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Post by Joris »

Here's a tutorial on how to setup jDOSBox, with some good code examples:

http://www.deathshadow.com/jDOSBoxHowTo
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