Joshua Marinacci is the author of "The Java Sketchbook" column for java.net, covering topics in Java client-side and web development. A Java programmer since 1995, he's currently working on enterprise document management software. Joshua earned his BS from Georgia Tech in 1997, and has been a professional programmer for over a decade.
Chris Adamson is the Associate Online Editor for the O'Reilly web sites ONJava.com and java.net, and is the author of O'Reilly's QuickTime for Java: A Developer's Notebook. His consulting company, Subsequently & Furthermore, Inc., specializes in Java media development. Chris has a BA and BS from Stanford University and an MA from Michigan State University.
Relatively new to Java. I've been studying the SE classes and just want to know more. It's a good source for input and examples on how to use Swing.Published 23 months ago by Rory Derrick
This is a book withmany hacks. However, I will use very few of them. I mainly purchased the book to improve my knowledge of Swing.Published on October 26, 2012 by David E. Rogers
This is a good reference book. It goes into the different types of GUI's you can have in SWING. I don't think the examples are elaborate enough, and the examples seem to be... Read morePublished on October 11, 2012 by Rob
Bought this book on the off chance that it would give some interesting ideas. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised. Read morePublished on March 26, 2011 by Paul M. Jarosch
I don't usually write ranty negative reviews, but this book is horrible. I know because I'm an advanced swing developer working with a new swing developer who's been pulling code... Read morePublished on February 25, 2010 by Bjorn Dittmer-roche
You will learn a lot about the deeper layers of Swing. You will learn a lot, why all those nice ideas in Swing - you already tried - did not work. Read morePublished on December 23, 2009 by ws__
Despite some grumbling to the contrary, these are useful hacks. Many can be mixed and matched to great effect. Read morePublished on August 19, 2009 by Rusty Shackleford
Despite the fact majority of described hacks are on the edge of their usefulness, the book is very useful. Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by P. Kleja
This book has some interesting tips and tricks. It would probably be a good read for developers that aren't too deep into the Swing framework, because most of the examples provide... Read morePublished on September 30, 2008 by Amazon Customer