javax.awt.Desktop and Related Methods

This section describes the javax.awt.Desktop class, and its commonly used methods.

java.awt.Desktop - An AWT class that helps to integrate Java GUI applications with desktop functionalities of the operating system. It offers the following interesting methods:

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

javax.awt.Desktop and Related Methods

 browse() - Launch Default Web Browser

 mail() - Launch Default Email Program

 edit() - Launch Default Editor for Given File

 Archived Tutorials


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