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LWUIT 1.1 for Java ME Developers by Biswajit Sarkar

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Chapter 3. The Container Family

A Container is a component that is designed to hold other components. There are several components that are members of the container family. These are the Form, the Dialog, the Calendar and the TabbedPane. As a container is itself a component, we can add one container into another. If we have two groups of components, then we can add them to two separate containers, and add these two containers to a third one. We can then add the third container to fourth, the fourth to fifth and so on. This nesting ability is very useful as it allows us to develop very intricate arrangements for components on a form.

Although our primary focus in this chapter is on Container and its descendants, we shall also spend some time on ...

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