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Arr Dee

Joined: Apr 09, 2009
Posts: 1
Hello all,

I'm fairly new to Java programming (actually I did use Java for quite some time, but only for standalone applications).

I have this small Java application (plain and simple) which takes a few arguments. I want to be able to invoke my application from a webbrowser (and pass some parameters), so by URL.

My question is plain and simple: how should / could I do this?

Best, R4D2
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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You'll need to wrap your program with a "web application" on an "application server." The simplest web application is a servlet that takes parameters and calls your program. Tomcat is a simple server to install.

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Maneesh Godbole
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Arr Dee,
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