APPENDIX B

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Threading in Swing

Swing is a platform-independent, Model-View-Controller-based GUI toolkit for creating the graphical frontends of Java applications. In this appendix, I first explore Swing’s threading architecture and then explore Swing APIs for avoiding problems when additional threads are used in graphical contexts. Finally, I present a Swing-based slide show application as a significant example of this appendix’s content and as a fun way to end this book.

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