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The Java® Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics, Fifth Edition by Raymond Gallardo, Sowmya Kannan, Sharon Biocca Zakhour

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17. Applets

This chapter discusses the basics of Java applets, how to develop applets that interact richly with their environment, and how to deploy applets. A Java applet is a special kind of Java program that a browser enabled with Java technology can download from the Internet and run. An applet is typically embedded inside a web page and runs in the context of a browser. It must be a subclass of the java.applet.Applet class. The Applet class provides the standard interface between the applet and the browser environment.

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