[BangPypers] something in python similar to java applets
namanvit at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 12:18:44 CEST 2010
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:48 PM, steve <steve at lonetwin.net> wrote:
> Hello Naman,
> On 09/06/2010 06:32 PM, naman jain wrote:
>> I want to do something through python what applets do in java.
>> Through a website I want people to log in and do some tests locally on
>> machines and send the results
>> to the server.
>> According to my understanding we have methods like applets or flash to do
>> locally on the client machine.
>> Is there any way in python we can achieve it ?
> The only reason why Java applets or Flash can 'do something locally on the
> client machine' is because the browser 'allows' it do so use using plugins
> like a Java runtime or a flash player. Basically, browsers by themselves are
> incapable of executing any code(*). So, if you want to execute python code
> from a browser, your clients would will need a browser that supports python
> runtime, which afaik does not exist.
> these days) for basic client side execution or Java/Flash, which have client
> side, browser/runtime/OS specific quirks.
> I have my test scripts in python(which do some communication and file
>> transfer to serial devices connected locally), and I would like to avoid
>> rewriting them in java.
> Judging by what you require, you'd be better off creating a standalone
> downloadable executable.
But a standalone downloadable executable needs to communicate back the
results to the server. So you mean the applet launches it locally and keeps
track of it to send the results back.
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