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Java Swing (GUI) Programming: From Beginner to Expert

Course Summary

Learn how to create desktop and Internet GUI Java programs and take your Java programming to the next level.

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    Course Syllabus

    • Desktop Applications
      • Introduction: About the Course, Plus Some Useful Resources
      • Creating a Basic Swing Application
      • Adding Components: Layouts, Buttons and Text Areas
      • Responding to Button Clicks
      • Custom Components
      • Simple Toolbars
      • Communication Between Components
      • Listeners and Events: Using Interfaces to Cleanly Separate Components
      • Setting Component Sizes
      • Setting Borders
      • Text Fields and Labels
      • Laying Out Controls with GridBagLayout
      • Custom Events and Form Submission
      • List Boxes
      • Working With List Box Data
      • Combo Boxes
      • Checkboxes
      • Radio Buttons
      • Menus
      • Using Checkboxes in Menus
      • Mnemonics and Accelerators
      • Message Boxes
      • Open/Save File Dialogs
      • Filtering File Choosers
      • Model-View-Controller: Creating a Data Model
      • Model-View-Controller: Creating a Controller
      • Creating Tables
      • Serialization: Saving Objects to Files
      • Popup Menus
      • Selecting Rows in Tables
      • Deleting Rows in Tables
      • Dialogs
      • Spinners: Specialised Controls for Entering Numbers
      • Password Fields
      • Saving Program Data: Preferences
      • Arranging and Designing Dialogs and Forms
      • JDBC: Connecting to a SQL Database
      • JDBC: Retrieving Values from Databases
      • JDBC: Saving to a Database
      • JDBC: Updating Databases
      • JDBC: Loading Data from Databases
      • Wiring in the Database Code: Bringing It All Together
      • Intercepting the Window Closing Event
      • Using Images and Icons
      • Draggable Toolbars: Using the JToolbar class
      • Split Panes: Creating Resizeable Separate Areas
      • Tabs: Using Tabbed Panes
      • Tree Views Using JTree
      • Tree Selection Events
      • Associating Data With Tree Nodes
      • Tree Node Icons
      • Custom Tree Cell Renderers: Using Checkboxes in Trees
      • Custom Tree Cell Editors: Editing Tree Nodes Using Checkboxes
      • Detecting Tree Node Editor Changes
      • A Simulated Message Server
      • Multithreading in Swing: The SwingWorker class
      • Modal Dialogs
      • Progress Bars
      • Distributing Your Application: Runnable Jars
      • Adding Text to Progress Bars
      • Cancelling SwingWorker Threads
      • Setting the Cursor
      • Multiple Nested Split Panes
      • Responding to Tab Selections
      • Custom List Renderers
      • Responding to List Selections
      • Changing the Font Using Logical Fonts
      • Loading Font Files
      • Configuring the Database Connection
      • Editable Tables
      • Using Checkboxes in Table Cells
      • Custom Table Cell Renderers
      • Using Custom Editors in Table Cells
    • Applets and Animation
      • Applets: Creating a Simple Swing Program that Runs in a Webpage
      • Drawing Custom Components
      • Drawing Shapes: Exploring the Graphics API
      • Deploying Applets
      • Timers: Using the Swing Timer Class
      • Basic Animation
      • Smoothing Your Animations With Double Buffering
      • Mouse Listeners
      • Hiding the Cursor
      • Key Listeners
      • Detecting Component Resizing
      • Using Visual Designers: The Free Window Builder Pro Plugin
      • CardLayout: Switching Between Completely Different Views
      • Detecting Collisions Between Shapes
    • Appendix
      • Setting the Look and Feel
      • Source Code - Complete Projects
      • Projects -- The Source Code Projects You See in the Tutorials
      • "Swing Test" Database

Course Fee:
USD 49

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1 - 4 hours / week

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