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Neelesh K J Jain
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What is the difference between application and applets in java
Dustin Marx
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From http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/getStarted/index.html :
"The most common Java programs are applications and applets. Applications are standalone programs, such as the HotJava browser. Applets are similar to applications, but they don't run standalone. Instead, applets adhere to a set of conventions that lets them run within a Java-compatible browser."
Peter den Haan
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Originally posted by neeleshjjain:
What is the difference between application and applets in java

The difference is that applets run inside a browser, applications don't. The similarity is that neither of them have anything to do with JSPs or servlets whatsoever.
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Ajith Kallambella
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...and so, I'm moving this thread to Applets forum.
BTW the name 'neeleshjjain' does not comply with the JavaRanch naming policy. Please choose one that meets the requirements.
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Ajith


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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