Difference between AWT and Swing components ?

Difference between AWT and Swing components ?

AWT(Abstract Window Toolkit} and Swing are the components of the JFC(Java Foundation Classes), and used for creating the GUI(Graphical User Interface).

 AWT is a portable GUI library for stand-alone applications and/or applets. 

Swing implements a set of GUI components that build on AWT technology and provide a pluggable look and feel. Swing is implemented entirely in the Java programming language.AWT over Swing:*Speed*Applet Portability*Look and FeelSwing over AWT:*Portability*Behavior*Features

Date:2011-01-09 00:00:00

Post Your Answers

User Email:

User Name:

Related Java Subjective Links

Java Subjective interview questions and answers for experienced and fresher