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Re: Grabbing data from a java applet

by r.joseph (Hermit)
on May 06, 2001 at 00:18 UTC ( #78282=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Grabbing data from a java applet

I agree with what both stephen and dws said, and I have had some really good luck with Finance::Quote on a variety of sites. I would think that using a full Java applet would be somewhat overkill - I assume that you need to get the stock quotes from the applet to display on a dynamically generated page? If so, then the overhead needed to load the Java applet would be much greater than the overhead to just execute a CGI script.

And as dws said, unless you are writing the Java applet yourself (in which case I imagine that you would already know how to pass data to the perl script), I doubt that you want to reverse engineer the whole applet :). Just my $0.02!

r. j o s e p h
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