The JavaTM Plug-in
Note: This Java Plug-in guide describes features released prior to Java SE 6u10. See Java Web App Development and Deployment document for information on the new plug-in released in Java SE 6u10.
JavaTM Plug-in enables applets written to the Java SE Platform 6 specification to be run in Mozilla and Internet Explorer web browsers. Java Plug-in comes with the 6 JRE/JDK.Java Plug-in Developer Guide
The Java Plug-in Developer Guide provides documentation in the following areas:Common DOM API
- Java Plug-in Basics
- Deployment Schemes
- Debugging Support
- Advanced Topics
Applet developers can use the Common DOM (Document Object Model) API when writing applets intended to run with Java Plug-in. The Common DOM API enables developers to traverse the DOM from within their applets. The Common DOM API is supported only in applets that run with 1.4, 5.0 or 6 versions of Java Plug-in.