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ap·plet

 (ăp′lĭt)
n. Computers
A small program designed to be downloaded from the internet to run on a webpage that a user is accessing.

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applet

(ˈæplɪt)
n
(Computer Science) computing a computer program that runs within a page on the internet
[C20: from app(lication program) + -let]
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app•let

(ˈæp lɪt)
n.
Computers. a small application program that can be called up for use while working in another application.
[1990–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applet - a Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
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Translations

applet

[ˈæplɪt] Napplet m
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applet

[ˈæplɪt] (COMPUTING) nappliquette f, microprogramme mapple tart ntarte f aux pommesapple turnover nchausson m aux pommes
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* Applets enable students to solve mathematical problems graphically or using tables of values.
The Java card contains two applets, called File Sender Applet (FS-Applet for short) and Internal Hash Applet (IH-Applet for short), respectively.
Java SE 6u10 is optimised for consumers with new features that include: radically improved startup time for Java applications and applets, the ability to drag Java applets directly from the browser and have them run as desktop widgets, more powerful and stylised application graphics, a faster and simpler installation experience and a new cross-platform look and feel.
They are offered as Internet-based applets (little applications) that can be used by students to develop an understanding of specific mathematical concepts.
Features include the ability to delegate helpdesk activities with point solutions that require minimal training and reduce user error and to customize applets to perform required tasks.
A search on the Internet for resources for teaching statistics yields multiple sites with data sets, projects, worksheets, applets, and software.
There are no Applets or proprietary browser plug-ins required.
In addition to authoring live mathematical content using JavaServer Pages (JSP), Java applets or Maplet applications, users can create technical documents in Maple 10 incorporating embedded GUI components, and then publish these documents to the MapleNet server.
Jarc (computer science, University of Maryland) takes a slightly different approach to teaching Java by introducing applets for graphical output before diving into objects and applications.
In addition to authoring live mathematical content using JavaServer Pages, Java applets, or Maplet applications, users can now create technical documents in Maple 10, incorporating embedded GUI components, and then publish these documents to their MapleNet server.
MicroDisplay X supports users during the installation of Silicon Software frame grabbers to test the entire system structure, to select and parameterise applets, and to configure camera settings.