This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
We have a web application on JBoss-3.2.3. It makes use of Applets. To paint the applet, a request is sent to a server using a HttpURLConnection. Evertyhing works fine when the browser(client) and the server are on the same network. However, if the client(browser) is in Australia and the server in India(i.e. long distance between server and client), then the Applet crashes with a Connection timed out exception. Any solution for this? The code looks something like: