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Inter-applet communication using Java servlet

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014562D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to allow applets to communicate with each other. The current JDK(Java* Development Kit) only supports inter-applet communications when applets are run on the same window of a browser. This method extends the inter-applet communications to the following environments: Applets running on the same page of a browser but separated by the HTML frame. Applets running on the same machine but on different pages of a browser. Applets running on the same machine but on different browsers. Applets running on different machines. The method is constructed in three part as follows: 1) Servlet