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I designed a few AJAX pages using YUI. The experience was mixed. Recently I came across GWT (google web toolkin),which converts your java code into AJAX and javascript.Now while designing applications in Java, I use the netbeans IDE, especially the functionality to drag and drop AWT and Swing components. (I did use layout managers before switching to netbeans so its not that I have completely skipped layout managers,but its just that I find the drag and drop thing faster). Unfortunately, GWT does not support AWT and swing, and it provides its own user interface api (widgets basically). Is there a possibility that I can use GWT user interface components in netbeans like normal java AWT and swing components ?
Or is there an IDE which supports drag and drop kind of functionality for creating AJAX based web applications?
 
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GWT, and any other similar toolkits, merely end up generating HTML and JavaScript pages, and so are limited to what is possible within the usual boundaries. No toolkit can make a browser AWT-aware outside of applets.
[ October 06, 2007: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
 
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