Re: save input from web form to a .dat file
That would require some help from an application on the server.
The applet sends data to the server pogram, which writes the file.
Hmm... I actually started out doing something like that. See I have an
internal database interface that I wrote so that the input I'm getting
online could be modified and such. I originally tried to send my data
to that program and write it from there and I wasn't doing it right I
guess. Can I just call that program and method such as Class.Method()?
That's what I was doing but my program would still die at that point.
The applet cannot 'just call' methods in the application
that exists on the server, if that is what you mean.
The server application requires some form of public
interface that the applet accesses. It might be as simple
as the applet encoding the data in the URL parameters and
calling a particular servlet or PHP script.
OTOH, allowing 'the public' to update infromation on your
server is a dangerous proposition - will this applet be
available on the big bad internet, or a nice 'safe' little intranet?
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