OK, here's my problem: I wrote an Applet in which you can manipulate Images. Now I want the Applet to send back the BufferedImage back to the Server. I do not want to use servlets due to usage of tomcat, so I want to post the data to a PHP-Script. Is this possible? I opened a new URLconnction to the Server, but it didn't work to post data. Any help would be appreciated...
You should be able to post data from an Applet to a PHP server as long as you make a valid HTTP session out of it. Your only limitation is that the PHP server be the same machine that the applet was loaded from (standard Java sandbox limitation).
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You open a URLConnection inside the applet, send the data, then retrieve the response. I no longer have that source code, but it wasn't very difficult - I used the O'Reilly "Java Examples in a Nutshell" network programming chapter as a guide. They have the sample network source code on their website (http://www.ora.com) Also, look through the recent messages here - some good starter code is in one of them. [This message has been edited by Tim Holloway (edited August 16, 2001).]