What are the restrictions imposed on Java applets ?
Mostly due to security reasons, the following restrictions are imposed on Java applets:
- An applet cannot load libraries or define native methods.
- An applet cannot ordinarily read or write files on the execution host.
- An applet cannot read certain system properties.
- An applet cannot make network connections except to the host that it came from.
- An applet cannot start any program on the host that’s executing it.