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GUI - JFC include AWT?

Chris Popz
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Joined: Feb 19, 2007
Posts: 14
Hi all!

In the specification for SCJD version 1.3.3 it says that the user interface "must be composed exclusively with components from the Java Foundation Classes (Swing components)". Now to the question:
Is AWT part of the JFC? When searching the web I get "different" answers...

The reason for asking is that my initial idea was to use AWT Layoutmanagers, but...
[ February 22, 2007: Message edited by: Christian Borgstrom ]
Brian Kelly
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Joined: Jan 04, 2007
Posts: 54
I believe it means you can't use a class that extends
java.awt.Component

So you can't use java.awt.Button

You must use components that extend
javax.swing.JComponent

So you can use javax.swing.JButton

Something like java.awt.GridLayout doesn't extend java.awt.Componet so you can use it.

This is my understand, and if it's wrong, I'm as I've already sent in my assignment


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