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SWT/JFace and Sun

Jan Rotthaus
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Does anybody know, if there is something like an official statement from Sun regarding SWT/JFace? Will for example NetBeans support SWT? I'm just curious if there is any support from Sun or if SWT/JFace is completely IBM driven at the moment.



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Gregg Bolinger
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I'm not sure what you mean by "Netbeans support SWT" unless you are talking about the GUI builder.

Any IDE can support developing SWT apps because it's just a matter of including the JAR file and the native library when executing.

Unless Sun adopts SWT I don't see Netbeans supporting it in the GUI builder any time soon. But there are plenty of Eclipse plugins that do visual GUI's using SWT.

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