This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Sam, I used GridBagLayout in my GUI and also Flow and Border. I like the almost total control you get with it GridBag, but it also depends what you are comfortable using and what gives you the desired effect you are achieving. Mike