Embedding browser functionality in a Java application
I'm your standard newbie in all sense. So you'll have to forgive me if this is the wrong forum to post this thread. Please advice me if it is so.
I have a question regarding how to embed browser functionality into a Java application.
Is there any way to create a java application that can report to a embedded web browser (e.g. firefox). Lets say that you have an application that retrieves info from a db and you what to have that info displayed in a browser like window, using e.g. css as a formatting tool.
So my questions are:
- Can you embed e.g. firefox browser into an application?
- Can you format the output from the application with css (or other forms of formatting)?
- Would xml be a good candidate for data transport between the application and the browser/display window?
Hope you can shed a little light on these matters. If you could point to excisting project that would be a great help.
Thank you for your help in advance.