In user interfaces good design means good layout. One of the trickiest things to master in Swing is effective use of the LayoutManagers. Sometimes even the simplest of designs are hard to accomplish with Swing’s default LayoutManagers. This presentation will explore what constitutes good layout, and demonstrates the features of JGoodies’ free Form library that make good designs effortless. This presentation will arm beginners and advanced developers with the information needed to build first class Java GUIs.
Charlie Collins is the Director of Technology at MOVL; an experienced java, mobile, and web developer; a contributor to several open source projects; and coauthor of Android in Practice, Unlocking Android, and GWT in Practice.