CHAPTER 31Exploring Swing

The previous chapter described several of the core concepts relating to Swing and showed the general form of both a Swing application and a Swing applet. This chapter continues the discussion of Swing by presenting an overview of several Swing components, such as buttons, check boxes, trees, and tables. The Swing components provide rich functionality and allow a high level of customization. Because of space limitations, it is not possible to describe all of their features and attributes. Rather, the purpose of this overview is to give you a feel for the capabilities of the Swing component set.

The Swing component classes described in this chapter are shown here:

These components are all lightweight, which means that ...

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