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How to create screen mockups

Mary Taylor
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Joined: Sep 11, 2000
Posts: 327
I've been use Eclipse for some time as my IDE; but without a plugin, it doesn't do screen building.

What screen builders would you suggest? I need something easily acquired, that is free or nearly so, and has a short learning curve.

Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
I'd strongly recommend NOT using a GUI builder (Netbeans and JBuilder are
two builders often mentioned). In the long term, you will be much better
off learning to do it 'long-hand'.

I have seen numerous questions - "how do i modify this code, it was created
by netbeans and I can't understand how the code works". The answer often is
to start from scratch because no-one else can understand it.

Here's a link to the sun swing tutorial

Here's a basic GUI.

I agree. Here's the link:
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