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test computer download speed

  Asked By: Craig    Date: Jul 16    Category: Java    Views: 5704

I'm looking for the source code for the computer download speed JAVA
applet or ...
I need to put it on a server so my users can test their connections
from there locations to my servers. My users are all over the place
with all kinds of different connections to the net.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Isaac Williams     Answered On: Jul 16

Why dont you write it your self?
The way it works is like this:
1. create a 100KB image.
2. send the image to the client and see how long it takes for the client to download... do the math.
3. you can make it smarter, try this 10 times and take the average.
4. you gotta make sure the image is not cached ... modify http headers to accomplish this.

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