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Swing GUI editor

Robert Wozniak

Joined: Mar 26, 2001
Posts: 5
Does anyone know of a good editor/layout tool for Swing components? I'm new to Swing and don't have a lot of time to develop the components by hand. Any suggestions?
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17276

Webgain's Visual Cafe which costs money
Sun's Forte for Java, which is free.


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Harry Pfohl

Joined: Apr 21, 2001
Posts: 17
Hi Robert,
download JEasy from
It's a Java application to define Swing GUI and store them in XML.
The preview helps you to look what the several LayoutManagers like GridLayout and GridBaglayout do.
Have fun with Swing
Ana Mihailescu

Joined: Apr 26, 2001
Posts: 29
try Java Forte (free, from Sun) or NetBeans
I agree. Here's the link:
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