IN THIS CHAPTER
Communicating with Java applets from scripts
Accessing scripts and objects from Java applets
Controlling scriptable plug-ins
Except for the part about talking to scripts from inside a Java applet, I don't assume you have any knowledge of Java programming. The primary goal here is to help you understand how to control applets and plug-ins (including ActiveX controls in WinIE) from your scripts. If you're in a position to develop specifications for applets, you also learn what to ask of your Java programmers. But if you are also a Java applet programmer, you learn the necessary skills to get your applets in touch with HTML pages and scripts.
Before you delve too deeply into the subject, you should be aware that NPAPI features ...