JavaGrins is a LiveConnect-enabled Java applet that currently
runs on Netscape Navigator 4.02 and above.
The applet is under 130k and needs ~15 seconds or less to
start up, depending on the version of Netscape and your machine performance.
The applet currently does only SMILES. In future releases
we may include SMARTs capabilities.
JavaGrins loads on demand from the web-server which will
also need to run a dayutilserver server program. Dayutilserver will be
sold as a licensed product from Daylight.
JavaGrins is not currently a JavaBean nor is it based on
the new Java Graphics framework (Swing aka JFC). This is because
we would like to see both JavaBeans and JFC mature both in
developer and user environments prior to their usage.
we would like to see JFC become a part of the browser prior
to deploying it. (mainly keeping support requirements in mind)
The current interfacing technology (LiveConnect) enables
more communication capabilities with other web technologies (plugins, cgi-forms,