1. Swing: a. Does not depend on native os for drawing. b. Takes care of its drawing apart from the top-level container c. Consumes more memory d. faster
2. AWT: a. Depends on native os for every component b. it is slower c. Does not consme more memory
posted 12 years ago
Originally posted by Gurumurthy Ramamurthy:
1. Swing: d. faster
2. AWT: b. it is slower
============= I doubt if this point is right? Performance wise Swing components should be slower when compared to AWT as they do not depend on the native code. An addition would be .. Swings are the JavaFoundationClasses where as AWT are not.