Just a quick tip for anyone here that uses Java Apps, and finds them a bit sluggish. Have you installed the latest Java 1.5 update ? Or as Sun calls it Java 5.0. It really makes them snappier!
If haven’t got the update, go over to the Apple OSX Java page and grab the files from www.apple.com/macosx/features/java/
Install the package and then run the app in:
Application > Utilities > J2SE 5.0 > Java Preferences
Use the following settings:
The first option changes the version of Java used in Safari. The second option is for Java Applications.