Chapter 4. Understanding How Java Programs Work
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:
How applications work
Organizing an application
Sending arguments to an application
How applets work
The required parts of an applet
Sending parameters to an applet
Using HTML tags to put an applet on a page
An important distinction to make in Java programming is where your program is supposed to be running. Some programs are intended to work on your computer. Other programs are intended to run as part of a web page.
Java programs that run locally on your own computer are called applications. Programs that run on web pages are called applets. During this hour, you learn why that distinction is important.
Creating an Application