September 20, 1997

Where Am I?

When your applet is executing in a browser environment, it might be handy to know what the current URL in the browser is. Although Java is not really great at

Talking To Your Applets

To allow your applets to operate in different environments, it’s quite handy to be able to pass certain parameters to them at runtime. When embedding an applet in a HTML

What’s That Name Again?

Net-related technology is already moving at a frightening pace, but vendors are actively making things more confusing by continuously coming up with new names for slight variations on existing technology.

It’s All a Matter of Trust

If you’re building applets using Microsoft’s Visual J++, you might encounter problems the first time you try to run your applet outside of the development environment. Typical examples of this