Lesson 10. Building an Interface
Although computers can be operated in a command-line environment such as the Linux shell or Windows command prompt, most computer users expect software to feature a graphical user interface (GUI) and take input from a mouse and keyboard.
Working with GUI software can be one of the more challenging tasks for a novice programmer, but as you learned in the previous lesson, Java has simplified the process with Swing.
Swing offers the following features:
Common user interface components, including buttons, text fields, text areas, labels, check boxes, radio buttons, scrollbars, lists, menu items, and sliders.
Containers—interface components that can be used to hold other components (including other containers). Containers ...