In this second part of a three-part series on using Java with deployment frameworks, you will learn how to deploy applets in a self-contained manner, and what they are and are not typically permitted to do once they are downloaded. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Advanced Java Game Programming, written by David Wallace Croft (Apress; ISBN: 1590591232).
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By saving a singleton static reference to theBasicServiceinstance retrieved, we can then use it within our own staticshowDocument()method. The example method returnsfalseif the client platform does not support JNLP, allowing the calling code to respond with a substitute behavior.
In my opinion, dynamic linking using custom interfaces instead of reflection makes for more comprehensible code. I have found that you almost never need reflection techniques if you keep this in mind.
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