How to read an Applet Parameters in Java?

Below java code shows how to read applet parameters:

* Created on 07-2011 Copyright(c) All Rights Reserved.

import java.applet.Applet;
import java.awt.*;

* This class shoes you code snippet for getting or reading the Parameter value.
* Created by Vigilance India.
* User:
* Date: Jul 31, 2011
public class AppletParameter extends Applet {
private String param="";
public void init(){
//In this init() method of Applet we will be reading the parameter
//from applet tag definition in the HTML file
param = getParameter("param");

public void paint(Graphics g) {
g.drawString("Hi here is your parameter " + param, 0, 0);

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
<title>Parameterized Applet</title>
<applet code=""
height="150" width="350">
<param name="param" value="Parameter Value" />