Java Swing Tutorial Day 2. LEARN HOW TO MAKE A GUI
Java Swing Tutorial Day 2
G'Day Again fellow replers. It seems that there really is some people who enjoyed learning java swing.
So I will continue teaching it!
(One of) The java libraries for making Cross-platform Desktop Applications.
- Day 1: We learned how to make a JFrame and button there!
The topics for today are...
JComponents are components included in the java library.
Unsurprisingly, hey all start with a J
We will be going over more JComponents in the future, but for today, we will be going over the following.
A checkbox is just a box which can be selected or not be selected indicated with a check. It is Extremely simple to use.
How to use JCheckBox!:
This is how simple it is to use a JCheckBox. You can get all the information about the methods and constructors here.
A JLabel is just a label which holds a string of characters and you can print that almost anywhere in a frame.
It is usually used to show the user information
Here is how to create a JLabel and to use it.
Note: From here on out, I will not include the code other than what is required(The JComponent we are going over)
That is how simple it is to use a JLabel! You can use that to print information to the gui!
Check out the doc here!
And now the final JComponent we will be going over...
A JTextField is pretty much a text field. The user can type in information in it.
A text field also fires action events when the user presses enter.
In this example, pretend we are writing a chat client...
That is how simple it is to use a JTextField! Incredibly easily!
Check out the doc as well!
Well, that is it for this tutorial!
I hope you enjoyed and learned something new. You can try these JComponents in a new java swing project.
Please give feedback in the comments.