This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Loading an image and drawing on top of it is NOT the same as editing the image. In order to do that you need to read in the image file in gif or jpeg format and manipulate the pixel representations and use some I/O to write it back out. Not a trivial task.
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