The only start-to-finish guide to Java event handling.
Efficient event handling is key to creating powerful, GUI-based Java software. Java Event Handling is the first Java book to focus entirely event handling, from the absolute basics to state-of-the-art techniques. Expert Java developer Grant Palmer presents an in-depth introduction to the Java event model, showing how event handling has evolved to provide greater power and control, and demonstrating how to take full advantage of it. Coverage includes:
* Local and distributed events: differences, similarities, and practical techniques
* Detailed technical reference to all Java events: event classes, listener interfaces, support classes, lifecycle methods, and more
* Advanced techniques: event listener manager classes, user-defined eveht classes, event listeners, and more
* Dozens of practical, easy-to-adapt code examples
Whatever your Java experience, lava Event Handling delivers the expert insights and practical guidance you need to supercharge virtually any GUI-based application.