Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Swing basics, part of Learning Java Applications (2016).
- [Voiceover] The Swing framework enables you…to create graphical user interfaces, or GUIs,…for your Java applications.…So let's talk about the basics of Swing.…So I'm in the chapter three workspace,…and I've created a project called Swing.…Now with the source folder selected,…I'm going to go to this drop-down…which is the Swing object for creating visual classes,…so I'm clicking that toolbar, going to Swing,…and then I'm going to choose Application Window.…Now let's say I'm creating a new Swing application,…so I'm going to type out a name,…we'll just call this Basics, and I'll hit Finish,…and here's my class file.…
So if I scroll down, I can see that in the main function,…runnable object call to invokelater,…and here's what's happening inside of there.…There's some other code in the initialize method,…if you scroll down and look at that as well.…So when you actually create this class,…there's a bunch of code behind the scenes…but you can look at what it looks like visually…bu clicking the Design button at the bottom of the editor.…
- Installing Java and Eclipse
- Understanding basic Java syntax
- Handling Java errors
- Creating a UI with Swing
- Creating tables and connecting to data sources for tables
- Publishing a JAR file
- Installing NetBeans
- Creating JSP pages
- Setting up and connecting to databases
- Creating Java-based Android Studio projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install Java and an IDE
2. Java Basics Review
3. Create a User Interface with Swing
4. Tables and Data Sources
5. Application Distribution and Deployment
Publish a runnable JAR file2m 32s
6. Server-Side Java: JSP and Databases
7. Android Development
Next steps1m 16s
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