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Hi Kathy, Bert, and Trisha !

Glad to see you here !

I checked the TOC shared at O'Reilly website.

Just a few questions:
1) Perhaps Ch14 starts graphics, and probably you cover AWT. If that true why you spend time on such legacy? ;)
2) Following Ch15 covers Swing, which I like more and use even nowadays. Do you cover some layout manager(s)? Which one(s) ? Just curious.
3) Do you cover in Swing chapter EDT ? I found it's the most common problem for beginners.

In general, I am very impressed by the vast number of topics you covered. Great job and good luck !

MZ
 
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All the GUI code is swing, not AWT. Yes, layout managers are covered (BorderLayout, BoxLayout, FlowLayout).

I don't think the EDT was explicitly mentioned in the Swing chapters. We do cover why you need multiple threads and how to use them in chapters 17 and 18, but not the specifics of how threading works in Swing.

Thanks!
 
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Mikalai Zaikin wrote:Hi Kathy, Bert, and Trisha !

Glad to see you here !

I checked the TOC shared at O'Reilly website.

Just a few questions:
1) Perhaps Ch14 starts graphics, and probably you cover AWT. If that true why you spend time on such legacy? ;)
2) Following Ch15 covers Swing, which I like more and use even nowadays. Do you cover some layout manager(s)? Which one(s) ? Just curious.
3) Do you cover in Swing chapter EDT ? I found it's the most common problem for beginners.

In general, I am very impressed by the vast number of topics you covered. Great job and good luck !

MZ



Good to hear from you Mikalai, and thanks for your kind words.
 
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