I wrote:... I seen any projects using those technologies ever in over two decades of working for large corporations. YMMV.
Paul West wrote:I should say Swing is relatively simple compared to a web stack or JavaFX. I have considered doing JavaQT...
Paul West wrote:Then, when they are reading for GUIs, should it be Swing, JavaFX, something else?
Junilu Lacar wrote:has an event dispatching thread being passed an anonymous Runnable class that invokes a static method on the main class. That's enough to make even an experienced programmer pause and scratch his head (that would be me).
Paul West wrote:That plus getting students to think first and then act is like pulling teeth.
If I had some good OOD questions for homework to accompany the programming assignments, I bet that would help student at least think first. That and Junilu's link would probably help as well.