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same problem

Posted by Lucas on October 25, 2000 at 4:27 AM

> u can have a servelt at the server side to which u can >communicate from applet.Since the bussiness logic and data >access is also on server side only it is better to have a HTML >page as a client insted of applet which takes more downloading >time than HTML.
I don't know about that:
for example i have an applet aplication that contains some 50
classes (for now) and the total size is about 400k and will be more. But I (supposse) I solved the problem by doing this:
the applet class and a few other classes are 30k (and i will jar them) and the applet loads itself with only few classes, among this classes most are abstract classes. So i do this,when the client clicks for example on Productivity ,the applet does this:
Class.forName("derivatedclasspath.*.class of some abstract class") (these are mostly panels ) wich is casted on the abstract class. By doing this i think i resolved the problem with the loadtime... Problem is that i tryied this application
only in intranet, and i think it's not relevant.
But, my big worry is how it would behave once putted on the main
web server accesible from outside because the applet connects itself to a server application from the host through sockets
using TCP/IP. My experience is web server-client applications is very small, i am dealing with this only recently and don-t know most important issuses related to this.
I expect some heavy problems(or i should not?) once applied on the main webserver.
I would appleciate any advices related to that,( it would spare me of lot of problems in the future)subject.
thank you very much,


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