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Pranit Sonawane
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Hi all! I know this can be little silly question which am asking, but i have googled it for so long and could not find satisfactory design. Well my question is that can any one please provide me the link where I can get to see a good swing GUI samples. or any suggestions about how to make a GUI attractive?
 
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Hi,

I think that Oracle's Tutorial relative to Swing would be a good starting point... at least to study commons "how tos", and make practice with Swing programming. An "attractive" design of a GUI may be a taste matter, an "effective" design is more a technical topic.
 
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Pranit Sonawane wrote:Well my question is that can any one please provide me the link where I can get to see a good swing GUI samples. or any suggestions about how to make a GUI attractive?

Any "good" UI is one which is self explanatory and intuitive (a generic term used for this is "user friendly"). When you see any screen, do you figure out what it does and how? If you need "training" to use the UI, then it's not a good UI.
There is a science involved in making anu UI "good" i.e. usable.
Check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usability and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human%E2%80%93computer_interaction




 
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Netbeans has a huge site with showcases over here. These applications are based on the Netbeans Platform which uses Swing as its gui framework. So it's not exactly a showcase for just Swing, but maybe this helps.

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Bernhard
 
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