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Java applets in posts?
« on: January 01, 2010, 08:47:07 PM »
Is it possible to put a Java applet into a rogue temple post? I'm working on a Java applet roguelike, and it'd be nice to be able to physically include my applet in my post (naturally the applet would be hosted somewhere else). I notice there's a button for including flash animations, so perhaps there is some method for Java applets? If there isn't, then I humbly suggest this feature, though I realize that it might be totally impossible to implement. Still, it'd be cool! I could write all sorts of little applet games and post them here, which could be fun.

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2010, 08:50:19 PM »
Why not just link to the webpage where the applet is hosted on?

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2010, 09:43:24 PM »
Why not just link to the webpage where the applet is hosted on?
Of course I could do that, but it'd be even cooler if I could put the applet in the post :)

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2010, 05:56:09 PM »
I could write all sorts of little applet games and post them here, which could be fun.

It's not fun.

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2010, 09:35:35 AM »
I have to agree with Krice here, people who use older java plugins (namely, anything before java 6) will have their browser freeze for a couple of seconds while the jvm boots up.

Better put your applets on an external site so that people don't just click a forum post and get an applet without expecting one.

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2010, 09:34:47 AM »
I think I once somehow produced a BBC-coded colorful ASCII screenshot of a roguelike... (but I had no reason to post it)

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Re: Java applets in posts?
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2010, 11:34:52 AM »
Ugh, yeah I don't like the thought of having a java-applet thrown in my face when I open up a post in a forum :P