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Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by SayoMarvel(m): 5:28pm On Nov 11, 2007
which is better awt or swing
Re: Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by zillonnair(m): 1:08pm On Nov 12, 2007
Depends on what you are aiming to achieve, i mean the look and feel of your buttons and co, some people prefer awt probably because of java version problems and for some other reasons, but i personally love swings,
Re: Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by IG: 7:30pm On Nov 15, 2007
I think swing is meant to be a replacement for AWT.
I suggest you use swing.
Re: Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by Seun(m): 12:24pm On Nov 16, 2007
I agree. Do people still use AWT? Wow. What About SWT? www.developer.com/java/other/article.php/3330861
Re: Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by darth: 8:48pm On Nov 19, 2007
Funny I tot AWT was already extinct, true it's still included in jdk distributions but that's just for backward compatibility.

Anyways, Swing is the current graphic API supported by Sun, but like the previous post said, you could try out SWT which I hear is better than Swing but it's an open source graphical package that plugs into the eclipse IDE.
Re: Which Is Better Awt Or Swing by SayoMarvel(m): 6:20pm On Nov 22, 2007
Pls I need more information on SWT. Is it in JDK 1.3?
How will i call it in my code. then its numeclature e.g JButton, JCheckboxMenuItem as we use in Swing.

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