Java Foundation Classes In A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference

November 2, 1999|
Java Foundation Classes In A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference by David Flanagan
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Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshellis an indispensable quick reference for Java programmers who are writing applications that use graphics or graphical user interfaces. The author of the bestsellingJava in a Nutshellhas written fast-paced introductions to the Java APIs that comprise the Java Foundation Classes (JFC), such as the Swing GUI components and Java 2D, so that you can start using these exciting new technologies right away.This book also includes O''Reilly''s classic-style, quick-reference material for all of the classes in thejavax.swingandjava.awtpackages and their numerous subpackages. This reference material covers all of the new JFC classes in the Java 2 platform, as well as the existing Java 1.1 AWT classes. Once you''ve learned about the JFC, you''ll keep this book next to your keyboard for handy reference while you program.Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshellcontains the following:

  • An overview of the architecture of graphical user interfaces built with both the new Swing API and the older AWT
  • An introduction to the important components and application services provided by the Swing API
  • An comprehensive explanation of the features of the new Java 2D graphics API
  • A complete quick reference for the graphics- and GUI-related classes in the Java 2 platform
This book is part of the two-volume set of quick references that every Java programmer needs. It is an essential companion toJava in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition, which covers the key nongraphical APIs in Java 1.2. A third volume,Java Enterprise in a Nutshell, focuses on the Java Enterprise APIs and is of interest to programmers working on server-side or enterprise Java applications.
David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. His books with O''Reilly include Java in a Nutshell, Java Examples in a Nutshell, Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, and JavaScript Pocket Reference. David has a degree in computer science and eng...
Title:Java Foundation Classes In A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
Product dimensions:754 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.56 in
Shipping dimensions:754 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.56 in
Published:November 2, 1999
Publisher:O'Reilly Media
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781565924888

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