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Swing for Jython: Graphical Jython UI and Scripts Development using Java Swing and WebSphere Application Server by Robert Gibson

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CHAPTER 6

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Using Text Input Fields

Up to this point, you’ve been limited in the kinds of applications that you can build because of the lack of ways of getting information (i.e., input) into the application. You will now start to remedy that deficiency by learning to create an input field that lets the users enter text.

This chapter discusses a couple of input-related fields such as JTextField and JTextArea. Additionally, you will take a look at how the data is displayed e.g., using alignment and fonts. The chapter also covers creating a simple Swing application that allows you to display and modify a value in the WebSphere Application Server ...

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