Java SWT tutorial

This is Java SWT tutorial. In this tutorial, we will learn the basics of GUI programming with Java SWT library. The tutorial is suitable for beginners and intermediate programmers.

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The Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) is a graphical widget toolkit for the Java programming language. It was originally developed by IBM. It is an alternative to the Java Swing GUI toolkit provided by Sun Microsystems, which is a part of the Java Platform, Standard Edition. SWT is written in Java. It uses the native GUI APIs like Winapi, GTK+ to create its widgets via the JNI.

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You might also look the the Java Swing tutorial. The Java Gnome tutorial and the QtJambi tutorial are tutorials for other two Java GUI libraries.

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