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how does Java code run in client browser's JRE?

anagha patankar
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Joined: Dec 26, 2005
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Hello ranchers,
Dont quite know which forum this question fits into.....

Recently have been moved into a team that is developing rich client applications.

My questions are ::

1 >Browser is supposed to execute some java code on client side

so how does the client browser receive the java class files from server ?

I am only aware of the html that is simply rendered in case of typical j2ee applications

In such a case is it necessary to have signed jars ?

Thanks,
anagha
Joanne Neal
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Joined: Aug 05, 2005
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Originally posted by anagha patankar:
so how does the client browser receive the java class files from server ?


There will be a tag in your HTML that tells it which jar file to download. It's a while since I worked with applets so I'm not absolutely sure of it's anme and format.

Originally posted by anagha patankar:
In such a case is it necessary to have signed jars ?


Depends what you want the applet to do. If you need to access the local computer's file system then it will need to be signed.

Doesn't your new team have a leader who can explain all this to you ?


Joanne
 
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