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Simon Xu
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Joined: Aug 16, 2000
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I went through this forum to find the suggestion about the books. Only few threads discussed, and some are not related to Swing. Could please recommend one or two of most valuable books for beginner (or little deeper).
Eli Castro

Joined: Jan 16, 2001
Posts: 3
I have the Java Swing book form O'Reilly, and I think it's pretty good.
Glen Tanner
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Joined: Apr 16, 1999
Posts: 147

Here's 2 online Swing books.

"Swing" by Matthew Robinson and Pavel Vorobiev, PhD.


Sam's JFC Unleashed

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Vinod Venugopal
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Joined: Dec 06, 2000
Posts: 148
Hi ,
I have found this book "Graphics Java Vol II" by David Geary to be the best of all Swing books..extensive & enough..

- Vinod<br />-------<br />SCJP2
Mindy Wu
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Joined: Jan 12, 2001
Posts: 121
Go to the
eric moon
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Joined: Nov 26, 2000
Posts: 133
The O'reilly book is kind of tough to read, I think. But it's big and very thorough. It's probably the book to get, if you only get one. I've usually needed to supplement it with other sources, though. That sam's book online looks good. Core advanced Swing covers documents (RTF, HTML, etc.) and drag and drop very thoroughly and clearly...

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Rudy Yeung
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Joined: Dec 27, 2000
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Try "The Definitive Guide To Swing For Java2" by John Zukowski prublished by APress. It contains many snippets which you can borrow and modify to fit your own needs.
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