Java WebStart is innovation of Applet but JWS is easy to use and flexible.
A JWS application doesn't run in a browser (but it can be launched
from a browser--this works through a MIME association)
Originally posted by Nicholas Cheung:
So, could I say, JWS is a kind of server application (which needs a server to contain it, or it is of a daemon) that interacts with applications via socket or MIME?