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I don't know how to use Timer with a JLabel. My intention is to make the JLabel text blinking.
Code sample or any pointer will be a great help.
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Sabbir
 
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There is an article on the Swing Connection at Suns Java site.
http://java.sun.com/products/jfc/tsc/index.html <- Swing Connection
http://java.sun.com/products/jfc/tsc/articles/timer/index.html < Timer article
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Does someone know how to do the birthday reminder for application. The idea is a popup reminder/alert box will appear if the particular person birth date same with today date or earlier in my record.
Really need you all ideas and comments. If can you all can provides a sample code for me. Thank you in advance!
 
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For the blinking label, try this
Not sure if there's a visible property you can toggle, so I've used remove/add
 
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For the birthday reminder, try this
 
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Dear Michael Dunn,
How about if i want to display a popup box to remind me according with the date in my MySQL database. Which means the birth date of my friend equal or earlier with the today date then a popupbox will appear.
Thank you!
 
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Get the date data from MySQL, put the data into the string variable "birthday" (you may have to change the SimpleDateFormat pattern to match the pattern of the data from MySQL), the rest should be the same.
 
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Dear Michael Dunn,
If you not mind can u show me how to get the date data from MySQL?
Thank you!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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