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Jerry Ragland
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Hi All,

I am not new to Java but I am new to stand alone application development. I want to build a non web application now. Which library has good features?

I came across -

Swing (obviously)
SWT - JFACE
OpenSwing

Also,

SmartGWT (although I think this is for web based GUI development - am I correct?)

Also, I am using spring for my application and I could like the library I choose should integrate well with spring.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thank you.

Jerry.
 
Andrey Kozhanov
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Well, so far i wrote several business stand-alone application using java and numerous tests. In all cases swing was more than enouth for me. Swing includes functionality even for tray and desctop actions. Of course, other libraries have a number of other features but as far as i know they only improve appearance in some way but decrease portability. Do you really need this?
 
Jason Cone
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I haven't found any compelling reason to use anything other than Swing. The Netbeans Platform is a solid Swing-based framework.

Edit: You might also look at the Spring RCP framework.
 
Jerry Ragland
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Thank you Andrey and Jason
 
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