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should i try swing?

Asher Tarnopolski
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Joined: Jul 28, 2001
Posts: 260
hey folks, i'm just done with my scjp and wanna go forward. i thought swing can be interesting as the next java-topic. i found a lot of books on thi topic, so i wa sa bit puzzled which one to pic.
i'd appriciate your ideas.

Asher Tarnopolski
Nura Horne
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Joined: Jul 26, 2001
Posts: 40
Suggest you start with the online sun java tutorial at in the docs section.
it'll save u shelling out on a book, but is also the best swing (among other things) reference I have found to date.
Rgs, A
Julia Reynolds
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Joined: May 31, 2001
Posts: 123
Check out this site for a terrific Swing book:
Have you checked out Aspose?
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