Chapter 12. Advanced features



By now, you should be familiar with everything you need to build a working application using SWT and JFace. We’ve covered the essential widgets, shown you how to easily position them on the screen, and discussed the issues to keep in mind to ensure a well-designed piece of software. However, you’ll want to become familiar with a few miscellaneous topics as your use of SWT increases.

This chapter covers a variety of issues. We’ll start by discussing how to transfer data to and from the underlying operating system, and we’ll show ...

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