C H A P T E R  10

Window System

The Window System is a framework provided by the NetBeans Platform. It is responsible for the administration and display of all application windows and allows the user to customize the layout of the user interface.

ImageTip The registration of windows now works with annotations, making the development of NetBeans Platform applications not just easier, but also more independent of the NetBeans IDE.

The basic structure of the visual window system is document based . That means the central section—that is, the editor section—is all about the display of several files in tabs. Different windows can be placed in variant ...

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