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How to create Swing application in MyEclipse

Tarun Oohri
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Joined: Feb 20, 2013
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Hello Everyone!!!
I have asked to make a desktop application to manage accounting detail of some construction company. So, I am thinking of making it using Swing. But till now i have always worked in making web applications in servlet, jsp, struts2 ..
Can you guys please guide me the steps to create swing application in MyEclipse.
Thanks!!
Rob Spoor
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Just code it without any user interface builder. Go through the tutorials and you should be able to get along just fine.


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Tarun Oohri
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Thanks for replying Rob...will try to do as you said ... I have a question in my mind ... So far what i have studied about swing is that it just provide you a User Interface for a desktop application (just like html provides you for web applications)...Then what would be the request/response etc .. i mean what would be the server end of it ? what do i ned to study for it ... Networking ? Event Handling ?
Cheers!!!
Rob Spoor
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There is no client-server model in Swing. There are components (some with models), and these can interact through event handlers (e.g. an ActionListener on a JButton).

Try going through http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/uiswing/ and see if you have any more questions.
 
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