How do I control a Java applet in my browser from Rev?

Dennis Brown see3d at writeme.com
Wed Dec 14 13:40:10 EST 2005


Mark,

Yes they do have an API for streaming applications, but you have to  
pay dearly for the use of it each month.  For the low cost (about $13/ 
month) service, they confine you to using their limited functionality  
browser (Java) interface.

Dennis

On Dec 14, 2005, at 1:12 PM, Mark Smith wrote:

> Dennis, have you contacted the supplier to ask if they have an API  
> that would enable you to link a rev app directly to their service?  
> They might have such a thing based on Soap/XML or somesuch that you  
> could work with.
>
> Mark
>
> On 14 Dec 2005, at 18:00, Dennis Brown wrote:
>
>> Tom,
>>
>> I did check for this.  The Java applet runs inside a browser.   
>> There are no Applescript commands to control it that I can tell.   
>> I also tried Automator and tried the recording function in  
>> Applescript Studio, but no good.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dennis
>>
>> On Dec 14, 2005, at 12:14 PM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
>>
>>> Dennis,
>>>
>>> I would see if the streaming stock app is Applescript-able. If it  
>>> is then REV can do this for you using Applescript. The newest  
>>> version of Applescript has a lot of new features including  
>>> clicking at a buttons location and support for apps that do not  
>>> have much applescript support.
>>>
>>> Check out Applescript's website for more info:
>>> Resources:
>>> http://www.apple.com/applescript/resources/
>>>
>>> Applescript Studio:
>>> http://www.apple.com/applescript/studio/
>>>
>>> Online Docs for Apps:
>>> http://www.apple.com/applescript/apps/
>>>
>>> HTH
>>>
>>> Tom
>>>
>>> On Dec 14, 2005, at 11:20 AM, Dennis Brown wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Control Experts!
>>>>
>>>> I am running OS X 10.4 with Safari.  I have a real time  
>>>> streaming stock graphing applet for a service that I subscribe  
>>>> to.  It has a field to enter the stock symbol and a submit  
>>>> button.  I would like to have Rev send the symbol to the field  
>>>> and punch the submit button.  Only problem, is that I don't have  
>>>> the foggiest idea about how to go about doing that.  Anyone have  
>>>> any ideas?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Dennis
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