From the Back Cover
The only start-to-finish guide to Java event handling.
- Unlocks the power of Java event handling to enhance GUI development
- Teaches basic skills and advanced event programming techniques
- Provides complete technical references to all Java events
- Stand-alone examples demonstrate the potential of Java events
- Covers event classes, interfaces, the Java event model, and more!
Efficient event handling is key to creating powerful, GUI-based Java software. Java Event Handling is the first Java book to focus entirely on event handling, from the absolute basics to state-of-the-art techniques. Expert Java developer Grant Palmer presents an in-depth introduction to the Java event model, showing how event handling has evolved to provide greater power and control, and demonstrating how to take full advantage of it. Coverage includes:
- Local and distributed events: differences, similarities, and practical
- Detailed technical reference to all Java events: event classes,
- listener interfaces, support classes, lifecycle methods, and more
- Advanced techniques: event listener manager classes, user-defined
- event classes, event listeners, and more
- Dozens of practical, easy-to-adapt code examples
Whatever your Java experience, Java Event Handling delivers the expert insights and practical guidance you need to supercharge virtually any GUI-based application.
About the Author
GRANT PALMER, a scientific programmer at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA, has written or contributed to four Java technical references. He resides in Chandler, AZ.