14.1. Getting Started with Swing
Swing is standard in the Java 2 Platform but can be added to JDK 1.1 as a separate package. The JDK 1.1 version of Swing is downloadable from http://java.sun.com/products/jfc/download.html. You can also use Swing in an applet, but unless you are using Netscape 6, you will need to install the Java Plug-In (covered in Section 9.9).
Differences Between Swing and the AWT
The following subsections summarize the basic differences between Swing and the AWT.
All Swing component names begin with a capital J and follow the format JXxx, where the Xxx represents a common component name, for example, JFrame, JPanel, JApplet, JDialog, JButton. All the AWT components have an almost equivalent Swing component. ...