This chapter provided a brief overview of what will be covered in this book, such as the many essential parts of the Swing component set you need to understand in order to use Swing components. The combined set of javax.swing packages is larger than the entire first JDK, if not the first two.
In Chapter 2, you’ll explore how to deal with the many aspects of event handling using the Swing components. In addition to reviewing the delegation-based event model, you’ll look at different ways you can deal with events when using Swing components and get a grasp of the focus traversal policies involved with Swing.
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