• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • paul wheaton
  • Rob Spoor
  • Devaka Cooray
Saloon Keepers:
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Moores
Bartenders:
  • Mikalai Zaikin

Learning Stand-Alone vs Applet

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 22
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
In this internet class that I've been in for four weeks I've only been trying to code in the stand-alone version.
My question is - was it a mistake to skip over the "optional" section that referenced applets. Should I go back to the chapter and try to learn the Applet way instead. Or I may wait till this class is over in four weeks.
I think I understand that the applets are for use on the web. Is it better to just continue trying to learn in the stand-alone way. Mind you-it's hard to find books that talk way down to my level on stand-alone programming. Even Java for Dummies talked about applets!
What's the verdict - keep learning by stand-alone or applete.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3061
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I think you should continue to learn about stand-alone apps first. Applets just add another level of complexity that you should wait to learn about. If you can master the basics of Java with stand-alone apps, learning applets will be much easier.
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 15
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I think that you should continue to learn the stand-alone stuff. The applet stuff is nice to know, but if you know the stand-alone stuff well, you'll be better served should you ever need to do applets.
Just my 2 cents.
 
I like tacos! And this tiny ad:
a bit of art, as a gift, that will fit in a stocking
https://gardener-gift.com
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic