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Java Applet vs. HTML-> JSP

Posted by Wayne Daley on October 27, 2000 at 2:09 PM

> > Wayne,

> > My opinion is that it is a good idea to keep the client-side
> > code as thin as possible. Downloading and initialising applets
> > can be time-consuming and resource intensive. There is also an
> > issue with just how much of the application code is wrapped up
> > in the applet. Consideration needs to be given on where data
> > input validation is done. If this is done client-side, this adds
> > to the applets complexity.

> > We have been using the servlet/ejb/jsp setup on an n-tier
> > architecture for a lot of our applications for over a year now
> > and it has served us well.

> > Just my humble opinion though.

> > Regards,

> > Jody

> yaa its better to have a thin clien

If this is developed as an n-teir applet and Swing classes are already on the client PC then I guess I don't see the difference?


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