Making a button

Bruce Eckel's Thinking in Java Contents | Prev | Next

//: Button1.java
// Putting buttons on an applet
import java.awt.*;
import java.applet.*;
 
public class Button1 extends Applet {
  Button 
    b1 = new Button("Button 1"), 
    b2 = new Button("Button 2");
  public void init() {
    add(b1);
    add(b2);
  }
} ///:~ 

It’s not enough to create the Button (or any other control). You must also call the Applet add( ) method to cause the button to be placed on the applet’s form. This seems a lot simpler than it is, because the call to add( ) actually decides, implicitly, where to place the control on the form. Controlling the layout of a form is examined shortly.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Savvy enterprises are discovering that the cloud holds the power to transform IT processes and support business objectives. IT departments can use the cloud to redefine the continuum of development and operations—a process that is becoming known as DevOps. Download the Executive Brief DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud—prepared by Frost & Sullivan and sponsored by IBM—to learn how IBM SmartCloud Application services provide a robust platform that streamlines …

  • Live Event Date: August 20, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT When you look at natural user interfaces as a developer, it isn't just fun and games. There are some very serious, real-world usage models of how things can help make the world a better place – things like Intel® RealSense™ technology. Check out this upcoming eSeminar and join the panel of experts, both from inside and outside of Intel, as they discuss how natural user interfaces will likely be getting adopted in a wide variety …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

Latest Developer Headlines

RSS Feeds