by K. N. King
The books listed below cover Java's Swing library, which is used
for building graphical user interfaces. If you have a book to
recommend, please email me.
Java 2: Mastering the JFC, Volume II: Swing
D. M. Geary
The second volume of Geary's monumental
Graphic Java series covers Swing. Over 1600 pages of detailed
discussions and excellent examples make this the book that every
Swing developer must have.
M. Robinson and P. Vorobiev
Aimed at experienced Swing developers,
this advanced book would make a good sequel to the beginner's
tutorial by Walrath and Campione (see below).
JFC Swing Tutorial: A Guide to Constructing GUIs
K. Walrath and M. Campione
Sun's "official" Swing tutorial
in book form. An HTML
version is available at Sun's web site. The second
edition of this book is due out in 2004, so check to see
if it's available before buying.
Click on the cover art or title to see
each book's description at Amazon.com. To see a list of best-selling
Swing books at Amazon.com, click on the Amazon logo below.