This week's book giveaway is in the General Computing forum. We're giving away four copies of Arduino in Action and have Martin Evans, Joshua Noble, and Jordan Hochenbaum on-line! See this thread for details.
I am putting a JApplet on my site. I know these days .php and other scripting is preferable on servers. My files reside on a public server which makes this more difficult ( can't do as I please with everything).
I am wandering if there is anyway to engineer a way to establish a connection from a JApplet for chatting, contacting via a JApplet online form? I am at 2 years of software development experience and as many of you know these topics are not always touched upon in college course work. My idea was ( I have a section for employers) to contact me via an online form and perhaps bypass the scripting ways. I would either have to learn php and really bog my studying progress down (though not out of the question) or engineer some way to transmit data (if I remember correctly a security policy of Applets is they cannot establish a network connection that resides outside of the server that the file was transmitted from originally... correct?). I dont have alot of experience with these types of things. I am assuming you could place a jar file or something in the cgi directory or something. But I would need specifics on the passing of the data from the applet and to awaken the .jar file on the server. I know my stuff well. I can do animation and probably one of the better programmers that started at the same time; but simple little things still have yet to. Can someone help me with this before I try a 100 things that don't work?