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kotha vijaybabu
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Joined: Jan 28, 2006
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i dont know it should ask or not
but i wd like to clarify my doubt

when writing distributed applications,generally we write the client forms using html.
actually my doubt some may also use awt/swing.

wat is the difference between using html and awt/swing
both are woriking in the same way naaaaaaaaaaa
Pavan Tummala
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Joined: Dec 25, 2004
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Its the difference between a thin client and an advanced thick client, based on the requirements you decide which one to go with, most of the time you will be happy with simple html

If Java had true garbage collection, most programs would delete themselves upon execution -- Robert Sewell
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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Thin clients have been popular for many years, but there appears to be a slow movement towards the richer style clients based on technologies such as Flash/Flex/Lomboz, Ajax, Web start etc.

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