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Help : Swing for Beginners

omkar patkar
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 231
Hi,
I know only basic java programming. i haven't really worked on AWT or Applets. Can anyone please tell me what are the prerequistes for Swings ? Is their any free, indepth tutorial available on internet ? can any one recommend a book for swings ? please ?

Many thanks in advance
omkar


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manuel fidalgo
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Joined: Sep 06, 2006
Posts: 1
Hello! I recommend you http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/ it is from the Java Tutorial series. It is easy to understand and has some examples, you only need basic knowledge of Java.

I hope this can help! bye
omkar patkar
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 231
Thanks Manuel i will check out the link ! ... thanks !
Syskata Mitev
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Joined: Aug 23, 2006
Posts: 51
hi i'm like you and i understand it's more easy to make SWT with some GUI builder. The Netpeans 5.5 GUI starting popular right now.
check netbeans.org
Mahesh Chandrasekaran
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 05, 2006
Posts: 2
Always good to use editors if you are new to Swings to learn about the Layouts for positioning the components and for developing small applications in swing.Once you get into the right path download some IDE which is free like Netbeans and start developing big applications...And from me...Best wishes...
omkar patkar
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 231
Thank you guys ! .... i have downloaded the netbeans IDE ! Now i will try my hands on it!
Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
if you wish to learn swing, the absolute worst thing you can do is use a gui-builder.

the place to start is the swing tutorial (mentioned in earlier reply), then
post any problems in this forum.

the only thing you'll learn from a gui-builder is how to click a mouse.
 
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