Chapter 2. A closer look at Griffon


This chapter covers
  • The structure of every Griffon application
  • Conventional configuration
  • Command-line utilities
  • The application’s life cycle


When starting the development of a brand-new desktop application, what are some of the typical questions that spring to mind?

  • Where should the sources be placed?
  • What about configuration files?
  • Where should libraries and resources be placed, and how should they be managed?
  • What about tests?

Isn’t that a huge burden when starting a project? Now imagine working on an existing project. You might stare at the project structure and the source, trying to make sense out of it, perhaps looking for a common pattern that might help you.

When it comes to developing Java ...

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