created: 03/07/98; revised: 07/15/02, 08/18/03, 11/02/03, 02/11/06
This chapter examines Java applets. An applet usually is used as part of a Web page. The applet is responsible for the graphical components and user interaction in a rectangular section of the Web browser's screen. Applets are typically used for user interaction with the Web page.
These notes discuss the
JApplet class that
is part of the Swing set of components.
(Thought Question: ) Is an applet a Java application?