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

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Wed Dec 14 12:57:50 CST 2005


Ah, that old up-the-price trick. A shame :(

Mark

On 14 Dec 2005, at 18:40, Dennis Brown wrote:

> 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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