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  • 2. Group members Alisha Korpal Nivia Jain Sharuti Jain
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    • Swing is the primary Java GUI widget toolkit.
    • It is part of JFC an API for providing a GUI for Java programs.
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    • The IFC was a graphics library for Java originally developed by Netscape Communications Corporation and first released on December 16, 1996.
    • On April 2, 1997,  intention to incorporate IFC with other technologies to form the Java Foundation Classes.
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    • Foundations
          • Extensible
          • Customizable
          • Configurable
          • Light Weight UI
    • Relationship to AWT
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    • Swing is a highly partitioned architecture
    • Users can provide their own custom implementations of these components to override the default implementations.
    • In general, Swing users can extend the framework by extending the existing ones
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    • Customize the border its layout.
    •   Assigning specific Borders, Colors, Backgrounds, opacities, etc., as the properties of that component.
    • Unique GUI controls with highly customized visual representation.
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    • Swing's heavy reliance on runtime mechanisms and indirect composition patterns allows it to respond at runtime to fundamental changes in its settings.
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    • In AWT, each component is rendered and controlled by a native peer component specific to the underlying windowing system.
    • Contrast, Swing components are often described as lightweight because they do not require allocation of native resources in the operating system's windowing toolkit.
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    • Swing provides many standard GUI components such as button, lists, menu which combine and create a GUI
    • Swing provides containers such as windows and toolbars
          • Top level: frames, dialogs
          • Intermediate level : panel, scroll pane
          • Other swing components: buttons, labels
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    • Applications with a GUI typically use at a least one frame
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    • Matthew Robinson, Pavel Vorobiev:  Swing, Second Edition , Manning,  ISBN 1-930110-88-X