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Javascript and serial I/O

Posted on 2003-02-24
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Is it possible to control a serail I/O device from within a HTML page using Javascript?
Question by:conwaythedestroyer

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blainehilton earned 100 total points
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I doubt it since it would probably be a security problem.  However if you used a Java applet then you could.

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NicolNghia earned 100 total points
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Hi Conway,

I think (almost sure) the answer is NO!
The security policy doesn't allow client script to access resources like serial I/O device.

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