Chapter 12. Applets in action
12.1 From applications to applets
12.2 Applets in browsers
12.3 Sound and images
12.4 Case Study 8: The Nature Conservation Project
From applications to applets
A great deal of the excitement surrounding Java has had to do with its integration into the World Wide Web. As we shall see, once the mechanics of accessing Java through the web have been sorted out, and we have looked at the facilities available in the standard Java packages, it will be very easy for you to branch off on your own and create applets bounded only by your imagination.
So what is an applet? An applet is a Java program that operates within a browser, ...