Java Hosting: Applet Basics
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If you want to run Java applets, you will need first of all to install the Java Runtime Environment on your machine. One you have everything install, you will find that creating Java applets as well as publishing them to Java hosting provider is a very simple and fast process.
In order to be able to make Java applets, you need to be familiar with two types of HTML tags:
The first one which you need to know is
The next tags shows the parameters of the applet, which means that they show the behavior of the applet and the resources it will use to do it. Those tags are written in the following way: and contain two elements: a NAME and a VALUE. Any applet can use one or several tags, or not use any at all, but all will be written in the same way. There is no need to use any closing tag with tag.
Once you have your applet composed, you need to paste it into your HTML code on the web page where you need it and after this you can send it to your Java hosting company.
There is one recommendation on uploading Java applet files – you should do it to the same directory. If you do so, it will be much easier for you to the inevitable edits and updates. You should also make sure when you uploading the file to your provider that you get all the resources and images needed for the proper execution of applet. This is, indeed, is a commonly met mistake. You should also make sure that you do no forget to send to your provider the class file. It should be sent in binary format, because text format will not work properly. If you forget about the class file, the code that you have built will be useless.
Now you can see that this is very simple to past Java applets to your hosted web pages, but what is the most exciting is that you can find lots of great software on the Internet which are able to help you out at this. There are lots of prewritten Java applets that you can simple get and use. There are many of them that you can have for free!