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Java Gently, Third Edition by Judith Bishop

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Chapter 12. Applets in action

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, ...

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