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Applet Servlet communication

Sushant Kumar

Joined: Feb 13, 2004
Posts: 1
how applet can fetch data from servlet which is stored in servlet in a 2D Array.
Michael Morris
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Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
Hi Sushant,
Welcome to JavaRanch. Write the output on an ObjectOutputStream from the Servlet. Similiar to this:

Then on the Applet:

Note that any objects placed on the stream must implement
I'm moving this to the Servlet Forum.
[ February 25, 2004: Message edited by: Michael Morris ]

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Prakash Dwivedi
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Joined: Sep 28, 2002
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Apart from the mechanism mentioned by Michael, you can also use RMI and Socket Connection (if possible) for applet-servlet communication.

Prakash Dwivedi (SCJP2, SCWCD, SCBCD)
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Harro deGouw

Joined: Feb 23, 2004
Posts: 5
Using custom (raw) sockets requires special permissions, you'd have to sign the applet to get these permissions or change the security settings in the browser.
imho it's generally a better idea to use the first mechanism...
I agree. Here's the link:
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