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component classes

casperl roh

Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 8
what are component classes?

In the GUI (Graphical User Interface) based frameworks like Applet etc., its used.

Examples of Components : buttons, checkboxes, and scrollbars of a typical Graphical User Interface etc., all are extended by the component classes.

- Component class is act as a listner class in Java.

If you not clear read the below :

The Component class is the abstract superclass of the Nonmenu-Related Abstract Window Toolkit components. Class Component can also be extended directly to create a lightweight component. A lightweight component is a component that is not associated with a native opaque window.
Darryl Burke

Joined: May 03, 2008
Posts: 4811

... and this one's cross posted at

luck, db
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