Yes. Children of the same parent have their parent's characteristics in common, but each child has additional methods and instance variables.
The Java AWT (Abstract Windowing Toolkit) contains the
fundamental classes used for
Component class is the base class for the AWT.
Many AWT classes are derived from it.
These are the old AWT components that are no longer in use.
Some of the AWT classes derived from
The diagram shows how the classes of the AWT and Swing fit together. Look it over to get an overview. Refer back to it occasionally as you read these notes.
is derived from
and is one of the base classes of Swing.
is derived from the AWT
It is usually the main container for a GUI application.
JApplet class is derived from the AWT
and is used for modern applets.
(Review:) What is a container class?