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thejwal pavithran
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Joined: Feb 11, 2012
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hi guys,

i am new to java. i know some basic stuff. now i want to create my first major gui project. i have netbeans installed on my system. what i want to do is create an interface that looks like a calendar and the user should be able to click on individual cells in the calendar to perform certain functions. so please tell me where i should start...can you suggest any tutorials??


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Darryl Burke
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Helllo thejwal, and welcome to the Ranch! Here's a link to the Oracle Swing tutorial, which is full of sample code to help your learning: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/uiswing/index.html

If and when you have a Swing related question, the place to post it is the Swing / AWT / SWT / JFace forum. And you're sure to get good responses if you follow the guidelines in How To Ask Questions On Java Ranch.

For creating a Calendar GUI, you'll also want to be familiar with java.util.Calendar (and its concrete implementation, GregorianCalendar) and java.util.Date. Any questions about these classes will sit well in this forum.


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thejwal pavithran
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thank you for the help.
 
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