In this post, we will understand the difference between Applet and Application.
They are similar to Java programs.
They can be executed independently without using web browser.
It requires a ’main’ function for it to be executed.
Java applications have full access to local file system and network.
They can access all kinds of resources that are available to the system.
They can execute the programs with the help of the local system.
An application program is required when a task needs to be directly performed for the user.
They are small Java programs.
They have been designed to be included with HTML documents.
They need Java enabled web browser to be executed.
It doesn’t need a main function to get executed.
It doesn’t have local disk and network access.
It can access the browser specific services only.
They can’t access the local system.
They can’t execute programs from local machines.
It is required to perform small tasks or it can be used as a part of a task.