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herkulis nugent
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Hi,
I am just wondering if someone can inform me of the best way to migrate from VB6 (containing GUI components such as tree, list, etc) to non-micro$oft web application? The client is inclinded to move toward J2EE. If that's where we are heading, is Swing/Applet a good candidate for the GUI's? Also, is there a difference in solution if the use is intranet/LAN versus extranet/internet? The way it is now, AWT seems deprecated and does not offer the GUI components mentioned, and I see even with Swing, each user has to download java.swing packages onto his/her machine which might not be scalable for multi-user environment. Could someone shed some light on the options/alternatives vailable? Much appreciate.
[ September 14, 2003: Message edited by: herkulis nugent ]
 
Gregg Bolinger
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If your client is inclined to move to Web Apps and J2EE in particular, then AWT/SWING doesn't even come into play.
If your client wants Web Based GUI's then you will need to use Applets which do require the JRE Plugin from Sun. Or you can use Java Web Start which basically just downloads an app from the web and it runs on your desktop.
 
Jan Michael Soan
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What do you mean by your question ???
I'm certainly sure that awt & swing can produce GUI interface.
May be the reason why your saying that, is because you cant find any editor for Java like what you have in VB6.
If you want download the JBuilder from www.borland.com, if you want a GUI interface to interact with Java components like what you have in vb. Actually what you need to do in programming in JAVA, is you need to download the jsdk 1.4.2_01 or whatever version from sun. After that you need to do the programming in a note pad or on a builder like JBuilder.
Swing & AWT can produce GUI cause they are the ones we use for creating JAVA standalone applications. Java is not just a language its a platform with lots of capability that may blow your mind.
Java is J2EE, J2SE & J2ME, a powerfull programming platform not just for today but also in the future.
[ September 14, 2003: Message edited by: Jan Michael Soan ]
 
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