July 25, 1998

Text Area and Cursor Control

The java.awt.TextComponent class (from which TextArea is derived) has three methods to retrieve mouse selection information. The getSelectedText() method will return a String containing the selected text, and the getSelectionStart()

HTTP Authorization Using Java

Many programmers like to use Java to automate access to network resources because it is so easy to write networking code with the Java networking classes. Accessing URLs through Java

Fetch Contents of URL

The Java core API provides classes in the package to handle basic networking functions. The URL class represents a pointer to a network resource, like the actual address. The