How to run or embed an applet

The previous page showed the skeleton for a basic Java applet from the point of view of the code itself. But we still haven't seen how to run a Java applet, which usually means how to embed the applet in a web page. For this, the procedure is usually as follows:

Compiling the jar

A jar or Java archive is essentially a glorified ZIP file (in fact, it is a ZIP file) containing your Java classes plus other resources used by the applet or application.

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