Although computers can be operated in a command-line environment such as MS-DOS or a Linux shell, most computer users expect software to feature a graphical user interface and receive input with a mouse and keyboard.
Windowing software can be one of the more challenging tasks for a novice programmer, but as you learned yesterday, Java has simplified the process with Swing, a set of classes for the creation and use of graphical user interfaces.
Swing offers the following features:
Common user interface components—. Buttons, text fields, text areas, labels, check boxes, radio buttons, scrollbars, lists, menu items, sliders, and more
Containers, interface components that can be used to hold other components, including ...