Professional Java Custom UI Components
Kenneth F. Krutsch, David S. Cargo, Virginia Howlett
This book introduces custom component development by utilizing a simple example, which has been refined during its use within a college course. It then walks through the design and development of a number of examples derived from actual production code. The book is supported by a download containing thousands of lines of tested code along with comprehensive documentation. Visual design, user interface project management, and code maintenance are also discussed, putting the code details into perspective.
This book covers: Visual design of user interfaces
Using AWT and Swing in custom components
Implementing design patterns
Building component frameworks
Detailed examination of tested production quality code