In computing, an applet is any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a dedicated widget engine or a larger program, often as a plug-in. The term is frequently used to refer to a Java applet, a program written in the Java programming language that is designed to be placed on a web page.

Applet

Should we drop Applet support from our Java PDF…

Have Java applets have had their day? They cause a whole raft of security issues and consume a huge amount of resources. It may...
Mark Stephens
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Thoughts on draconian security, JavaScript and the applets that…

When dealing with java applets it is important to remember that they are executed based upon a collection of permissions that prevent the applet...
Kieran France
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