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prans rao

Joined: Aug 08, 2008
Posts: 9
what is the difference between applets and web pages.
Please answer me.
I want to know the difference in terms of programming.
Please help me.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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They're totally different. A "web page" is HTML -- marked-up text which is displayed in a web browser. It fills a whole brower window. Writing HTML isn't generally considered programming, although a lot of HTML is created by writing code which in turn creates the HTML.

An "applet" is Java code with a GUI, and which can appear embedded inside a web page -- it takes up part of a window. Writing an applet in Java is, definitely, programming.

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