The Java "sandbox" is the term used to refer to the protected area used to
run Java applets.

Basically, the applet is prevented from leaving the "sandbox".  The idea is
to prevent a malicious applet from doing whatever it wants to your local PC.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lim Hock-Chai [mailto:Lim.Hock-Chai@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 2:25 PM
> To: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400
> Cc: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: MVC and applet
> Thanks for the input.  I'll take all the problems you 
> mentioned into consideration.
> I would like to first mention that I'm new in java and web 
> programming.  What I'm stating below might not be any good :(.
> The problem I've with browser base application is that the UI 
> is not as good, compare to PC type application.  The 
> objective is to modernize our legacy green screen 
> application.  This application is primary use by internal 
> user and most of them probably using the same application all 
> the time.  A non user friendly UI will not provide any 
> benefit for the user.  If all I want is to allow application 
> to run in the browser, I could just use tool like 
> Webfacing/HAT to covert those applications.
> The reason I mentioned applet is because it allow me to use 
> Swing/AWT ect, which provide a better UI (I think anyway).  
> However, I've heard some of the horror story about applet.  
> That is the reason I post this message.  To see if somebody 
> have done that and what are their thought.
> Question:
> What is a JVM sandbox?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Niall.Smart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 12:26 PM
> To: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400
> Cc: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400;
> java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: MVC and applet
> Lim
> Applets can be a pain.  You have all hassle of keeping client 
> JVM's up to
> date, operating within the JVM sandbox, programming Swing/AWT 
> etc, etc.  I
> would prefer to build a browser based web app using J2EE if I had the
> choice.
> Niall
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