Start Updating swing components from an arbitrary thread

Updating swing components from an arbitrary thread

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SVG has three types of graphic objects: shapes (e.g., paths consisting of straight lines and curves), images and text.

Graphical objects can be grouped, styled, transformed and composited (e.g., drawn with transparency).

This means GUI is a shared data structure and some synchronization is needed to ensure that only one thread accesses it at a time.

How to cause something to happen in one component in response to something that happens in another component.

Among other things we'll look at nearly all Swing widgets, we'll take a look at JDBC for database access, the graphics API, model-view-controller (MVC) architecture, serialization for saving data, the listener-event model and even basic animation.

When you finish the course, you'll be an advanced Swing developer, capable of creating complex and scalable Swing GUI applications.

The former is called preemptive multitasking; the latter is called cooperative (or, simply, nonpreemptive) multitasking. Shows an animated bouncing ball running in a separate thread 9.