created: 6/28/99; revised 01/27/00 (using AWT); major revision: 01/10/02 (using Swing); 07/17/06; edits: 11/02/08, 02/23/11
This chapter introduces Swing text fields and labels and uses them in a simple Swing program.
(Review: ) Say that you have just finished your Swing application. You compile it and start it running. You click on a button and..... nothing happens. What might be wrong?