I have been searching the forums for hours now and can't find a topic specifically about this so I will create a new post for it. I apologize if this is covered somewhere else.
My question is, what method can I use to have Max communicate with another program specifically written in Java such as an applet? Don't worry, I'm not looking for a step-by-step guide to do this but I would like to know what to research to make this possible.
More specifically, I would like to be able to have data from a game written in java to communicate with Max so that this information controls the audio in the patch (what the data does to the audio is obviously up to me). What is the bridge that allows that data to flow from the java applet/game to max? Is it OSC? Serial ports?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Keywords and methods for me to research or topics dealing with java programming to look into would be awesome since it would help me use the right terminology in my searches.