This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
You can use tables in AWT; One Mr.Thomas Studer has created his own source code for creating tables in AWT, which is reusable. His site is, http://www.conjective.ch/tablebean/e/ and the necessary code can be downloaded.