Silverlight and Scanning (Via TWAIN using Java Applet?) RRS feed

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  • I am creating a Silverlight application that needs to communicate with a scanner (using TWAIN drivers).  I know Silverlight cannot do this directly, and I will need to use Java to interact with the scanner.  I don't want to use ActiveX because I need it to run on Macs and Linux machines.

    So my question is, can I get a java applet to pass a scanned file to a Silverlight application?  Is this done using web services? javascript? Can anyone confirm that this is is possible and maybe point me at some information regarding how it could be done?

    Thursday, November 5, 2009 7:34 PM


  • You might be able to pass data from Java applet to silverlight app using javascript as a bridge, but why go to such trouble? Why not just implement it all in Java?

    Tuesday, November 10, 2009 5:32 PM

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