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JDBC AND applets

 
hennie louw
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Hi I was just wondering Does the browser's JVM supprt JDBC or do I need to write a servlet and Let te servlet and applet communicate with each other, please help this is urgent
 
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Thanks to the antics of Netscape and Microsoft, the JVMs in web browsers are too old for JDBC. However, even if they weren't, JDBC is a security issue - the sandbox blocks unsigned applets from using it. it's much easier to do the database work 3-tier style, passing URLRequests to a servlet or JSP and letting the actual database code live on the webserver.
 
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