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GUI Toolkits: Swing

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Abstract

Swing, an extension to the Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT), is the preferred toolkit for building modern GUIs. This chapter explores most of the new and improved features that Java SE 6 brings to Swing:
  • Arbitrary components for JTabbedPane tab headers

  • Improved SpringLayout

  • Improved Swing component drag-and-drop

  • JTable sorting and filtering

  • Look and feel enhancements

  • New SwingWorker

  • Text component printing

Keywords

Regular Expression Text Field Work Thread Arbitrary Component Table Component 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Jeff Friesen 2007

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