This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Is there a way to make a JFrame, or any type of window, transparent? What I'm aiming for is to make nonRectangular UI's, like "skins", having an image of any shape defining the bounds of the window. Any ideas? Seasons greetings! Matte