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Definitive Guide to Swing for Java 2

2nd Edition

By John Zukowski

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Completely updated for the 1.3 edition of the Java 2 Platform, the second edition of this widely praised book is the one-stop resource for serious Java developers.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-893115-78-1
  • 890 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: November 5, 2000
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $49.95
  • eBook Price: $34.99
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Completely updated for the 1.3 edition of the Java 2 Platform, the second edition of this widely praised book is the one-stop resource for serious Java developers. This book shows programmers those parts of the Swing component set they will use on a daily basis to create graphical user interfaces. You'll learn about the Model-View-Controller architecture that lies behind all Swing components, and you'll discover how to customize the components for specific environments. You'll be provided with custom editors and renderers for use with tables, trees, and list components. You'll also find an overview of the Swing architecture, event handling with the Swing component set, core Swing components, toggleable components, Swing menus and toolbars, borders, pop-ups and choosers, and more.

  • Shows how to create graphical user interfaces with the 1.3 version of the Swing component set
  • Offers a clear treatment of the Model-View-Controller architecture
  • Demonstrates the creation and customization of reusable Swing component extensions
  • Explores the Swing text and html package, and JFC drag-and-drop capabilities
  • Provides in-depth coverage of Jtree and Jtable

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