The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace

The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace

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Need to build stand-alone Java applications? The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace will help you build them from the ground up. The book first runs down the Java GUI toolkit history. Then the book explains why SWT is superior and provides extensive examples of building applications with SWT. Youa€™ll come to understand the entire class hierarchy of SWT, and youa€™ll learn to use all components in the toolkit with Java code. Furthermore, the book describes JFace, an additional abstraction layer built on SWT. Demonstrations of building JFace applications are also included and reinforced with thorough explanations and example code. These applications can be used as GUI plug-ins for Eclipse, and theya€™re compatible with the new Eclipse 3.0 application development framework.For one thing, the tool is free, both in the monetary sense (free as in beer, to use the open source communitya#39;s jargon) and ... Eclipse is written in Java, yet looks and performs as ifit were a native pro gram. ... and GTK 2) a#39; Solaris 8 a#39; QNX a#39; AIX a#39; HP-UX a#39; Mac OS X You can also download SWT forWindows CE, but not Eclipse.

Title:The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace
Author:Robert Harris, Robert Warner
Publisher:Apress - 2004-06-09


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