In this chapter you’ll learn:
• To create and manipulate sliders, menus, pop-up menus and windows.
• To change the look-and-feel of a GUI, using Swing’s pluggable look-and-feel.
• To create a multiple-document interface with
• To use additional layout managers.
An actor entering through the door, you’ve got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you’ve got a situation.
...the force of events wakes slumberous talents.
You and I would see more interesting photography if they would stop worrying, and instead, apply horse-sense to the problem of recording the look and feel of their own era.
—Jessie Tarbox Beals
17.1 Introduction ...