Java desktop links of the week, January 9

Here’s the links from the past week – enjoy! 🙂




  • Laurent Caron has released more SWT widgets as part of his Opal project. He mentioned to me there are five new components:
    • Preference Window, an easy-to-build window that can be used to set up preferences.
    • Range Slider, a slider that allow the user to select a range
    • Prompt Support, an utility class to add a Prompt to Text and Combo widgets !
    • Transition Composite, a widget that display controls like “pages” and manage transitions between each page.
    • Property Table, a widget to edit properties. Each property is given a name, a type, a description.