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Thread: Execute jar file from javascript or HTML

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    Default Execute jar file from javascript or HTML

    Hi

    I need to call jar file from javascript or HTML,just a helloworld program for sample.how to do this.I have tried APPLET Tag and OBJECT Tag, but i am getting error

    <applet id="appletToTest" width=500 height=500 code="com.sample.SampleApplet" archive="JavaApplication6.jar">

    </applet>

    In the script i used the below code.
    <script language="javascript">

    var greeting = appletToTest.getGreeting();
    alert(greeting)
    <script>
    Getting the error as 'appletToTest is not defined'.Same error getting for OBJECT Tag.Please guide me where i am wrong.

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    Default Re: Execute jar file from javascript or HTML

    Access to applets have been removed from most browsers now because of security concerns.

    I just found that MS's Internet Explorer on Win10 will execute applets
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