Integration with Desktop System

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on integration with the local desktop system. Topics include description of the javax.awt.Desktop class and its methods; example programs of launch default Web browser, email program and file editors of the local desktop system.

javax.awt.Desktop and Related Methods

browse() - Launch Default Web Browser

mail() - Launch Default Email Program

edit() - Launch Default Editor for Given File


Sample programs listed in this chapter have been tested with JDK 1.6 to JDK 20.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JDK (Java Development Kit)

 Introduction of Java Swing Package

 Graphics Environment of the Local System

 JFrame - Main Frame Class

 JLabel - Swing Label Class

 JButton - Swing Button Class

 JCheckBox - Swing Check Box Class

 JRadioButton - Swing Radio Button Class

 JTextField - Swing Text Field Class

 JComboBox - Swing Combo Box Class

 Menu Bar, Menus, Menu Items and Listeners

 Creating Internal Frames inside the Main Frame

 Layout of Components in a Container

 LookAndFeel and UIManager

 Option Dialog Boxes

 JEditorPane - The Editor Pane Class

 SwingWorker - The Background Task Worker

 AWT (Abstract Windows Toolkit)

Integration with Desktop System

 Archived Tutorials


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