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calling application through servlet

raghava
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I am working on the chat application problem
when chat applet calls the servlet.
this servlet inturn calls an application.
in other word i want to force open an application to chat
William Brogden
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If you mean to start an application on the server side, that is certainly possible with Runtime exec methods. A servlet can't do anything about starting an application on the client side. Where is this application and what does it do?
Bill
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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