Monday, 30 June 2008

This is an electronic circuit simulator - you can modify and add components like switches, transformers and logic gates and see how they behave in the circuit.

If I was more of an electronics geek I'm sure I could describe this in much more detail, but it's still fun to play around with, even when you have no idea what you're doing.

Sunday, 29 June 2008

I originally see this via

I've seen word clouds popping up in lots of different locations, this one is a Java Applet based versions.

Thursday, 26 June 2008

JPC is an x86 PC emulator written as a Java applet. It's quite an impressive thing, having basically the same machine I had when I was growing up now running inside a web page. Plus, being able to play Prince of Persia doesn't hurt either...

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

An HTML editor applet, the JSyndrome applet is a full WYSIWG HTML editor that provides sophisticated editing and previewing of HTML documents and integrates with websites and Content Management Systems.

Thursday, 19 June 2008

An applet from the University of St. Andrews that allows you to upload an image of someone's face and then perform one of many possible transformations to it, such as 'Manga Cartoon', 'Baby', 'Drunk' and 'Apeman', usually with weird and funny results.

The image below is me as an Apeman :-)

Monday, 16 June 2008

VisualRoute is a graphical traceroute test to any IP address, which can help identify network performance or routing problems and identify IP address locations.

Sunday, 8 June 2008

Well, despite the fact that we've had more than 3 kids in the house playing this against each other on several occasions, I didn't know that Runescape runs as a Java applet until Gary mentioned it last week.

For those that you that don't know, Runescape is a MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) like World of Warcraft, which runs quickly and uses 3D graphics to display characters, locations and allow you to interact with other players anywhere in the world.