Fully updated for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition version 5.0, the third edition of this praised book is a one-stop resource for serious Java developers. This book shows you the parts of Java Swing API that you will use daily to create graphical user interfaces (GUI). You will also learn about the Model-View-Controller architecture that lies behind all Swing components, and about customizing components for specific environments. Author John Zukowski also provides custom editors and renderers for use with tables, trees, and list components. You'll encounter an overview of Swing architecture, and learn about core Swing components, toggelable components, event handling with the Swing Component Set, Swing menus and toolbars, borders, pop-ups, choosers, and more.