CFAPPLET tag allows you to use custom Java
controls within your
CFFORMs as if they were
native ColdFusion tags, like
CFGRID. For example, you might have a Java applet
called Menu that acts as an expandable/collapsible menu you’d
like to use in a ColdFusion application. In order to call a custom
Java applet, it first has to be registered with the ColdFusion
Administrator (Figure 10-13).
Figure 10-13. The Applets section of the ColdFusion Administrator
To register a custom Java applet, you need to complete the following steps:
Open the ColdFusion Administrator, and click on the Java Applets link.
Click the Register New Applet button.
Enter information into the applet registration page, which is shown in Figure 10-14. When you are finished filling in the form, click the Submit Changes button to save your selection.
Figure 10-14. The Applet Registration page of the ColdFusion Administrator
The following list explains each option on the registration page:
- Applet Name
Enter a name for your Java control.
Enter the name of your Java
.classfile. You don’t need to list the
Enter the base URL to the Java applet. (e.g., http://www.myserver.com/javaor/java).
Enter the location of a compressed file (
.jar) relative ...