Learn how to build a lightweight cross-platform desktop application with Java Swing using the Netbeans IDE. This course is beneficial to the beginner and seasoned programmer alike. You will learn how to use the powerful Netbeans GUI Builder to quickly develop the user interface with little effort, so you can spend your valuable time building the application logic instead. At the conclusion, you will learn to build a fully functional application interacting with a database. If you prefer to program manually, this course will provide a great entry point into Java Swing's structure and features.