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Swing examples

The zip file below is a complete Eclipse project that can be imported.

The three introductory examples are at the top level:

  • FirstSwingExample.java
  • KeyListenerTest.java
  • MouseListenerTest.java

graphics package - simple examples of drawing on a component, loading images, and using a timer callback for simple animation, requires the file sample.jpg

layouts package - some examples of using layout managers

vendingmachine package - more involved layout example, also see Startup.java for a demo of using a FileChooser, requires the file drinks.txt.

listdemo package - using a drop-down list, illustrates the model-view pattern

swingworker package - illustrates using a SwingWorker to safely perform a time-consuming background task