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Hanna Habashy
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Why would I want to use SWT over Swing? Swing is part of the core API of Java, which mean there will be always and inovation form Sun. How about SWT?
 
Rob Warner
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The key difference is that SWT uses native widgets, and Swing widgets paint themselves. Native widgets will always conform to the desktop and behave like other native widgets, whereas self-drawn widgets will perpetually play catch-up.

Just because something is from Sun doesn't guarantee continual innovation; just because something is NOT from Sun doesn't mean no innovation.
 
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