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Is it correct that Java Applets can do hardware acceleration while Flash can't?

I hope you can confirm or disprove whether I understand this correctly. I know for certain that Java Applets can have hardware acceleration and I wonder if this is the only known way to have graphics ...
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Is Flash really superior to Java applets? [closed]

I'm still a student, without much real life experience in programming. I've never written anything bigger than ~5k lines of code. I've written code in both Flash and Java, and I just can't understand ...
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Where did Java go wrong on the client?

Not talking about the recent Java/Oracle debacle here, but something I've been wondering recently. When I first started programming, Java was the big thing client-side, however these days you hardly ...