• WordNet 3.6
    • n applet a Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface
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In literature:

Motley, John Lothrop, at school with Tom Applet on, 433.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe

In news:

The JNLP deployment option for Applets was introduced in Java 1.6.0_10.
Details on using JNLP with Applets can be found here.
If you use NTFS, you can use the file system's built-in permissions to restrict access to the Internet Options or Internet Tools Control Panel applet by performing the following steps.
An interactive column using Java applets by Alex Bogomolny.
Windows uses it for many different functions--for example, opening Control Panel applets.
Displaying Property Dialog Tabs There's a well-defined standard technique for launching a Control Panel applet.
Here, name.cpl is the name of the CPL file containing the applet, @0 is the zero-based index of the applet within the file, and 1 is the zero-based index of the desired tab.
To enable NT 4.0 device command logging, go to the Connections tab of the Control Panel Modems applet.
To uninstall the program, use the Add/Remove Programs applet in the Windows Control Panel.
This information is used by the Add/Remove Programs applet (ARP) in Windows Control Panel.
While this restricts the program's capabilities, it provides security for downloading Java applets from the Internet and running them from the Web browser.
This doesn't include a Java plug-in or some other kind of lightweight applet required to use the service .
To launch the utility, use the Control Panel Scheduled Tasks applet, or click Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Scheduled Tasks , then double-click the Scheduled Tasks icon.
More than a decade ago, Sun Microsystems' Java software-development language burst onto the scene, promising a new era of Web-delivered software applications and applets that would work equally well on any computing platform.

In science:

Downloading and running a Java applet is an automated process for most Java-enabled web browsers.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
Thus, any web page a victim loads off of a hostile server may include a malicious Java applet.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
This applet will be downloaded and executed inside the web browser without user intervention.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
Such Java applets are normally used to implement a variety of features, not available through regular HTML and JavaScript, that range from user interface widgets to complex games and animations.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
The Java “sandbox ” security model places a number of restrictions on untrusted Java applets that ensure they are safe to run.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools