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swing and awt

Smitha Prasad
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Joined: Apr 02, 2002
Posts: 41
what is the difference between swing and awt?
Dirk Mohr

Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 12
The main difference between awt and swing is, that awt uses native methods of the OS to display GUI-components whereas swing draws most of the components by itself.
Regards, Dirk
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Brother Dirk has already explained a main difference between the two. Sun's Overview of the Swing API explains some more differences.
Good Luck.

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Smitha Prasad
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Joined: Apr 02, 2002
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hey dirk and dirk... thanks!
I agree. Here's the link:
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