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Byron is a master software engineer working in the IT and Telecom domains. He is an applications developer in a wide variety of applications/services. He is currently acting as the team leader and technical architect for a proprietary service creation and integration platform for both the IT and Telecom industries in addition to a in-house big data real-time analytics solution. He is always fascinated by SOA, middleware services and mobile development. Byron is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.

Change active keystrokes

With this tutorial we shall show you how to change active keystrokes in a Java application. You might find this useful when you are developing an application that has rich and intense keyboard activity and you want to customize it to make it very flexible for each user dynamically to use his own keystrokes. In short, to change active keystrokes ...

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A simple ChangeListener example

In this example we are going to see how to use the ChangeListener interface in Java. This is very useful when you want to monitor generic changes in your application. In short, to use a simple ChangeListener one should follow these steps: Create a new ChangeListener instance. Override the stateChanged method to customize the handling of specific events. Use specific ...

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CheckBox Listener example

In this tutorial we are going to see how you can use an ActionListener, a ChangeListener and an ItemListener with the JCheckBox component to construct a CheckBox listener. This is very useful because it gives a generic way to construct you own custom listeners based on the build in ones, in your own components. Basically all you have to do ...

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Display all the occurring events

In this tutorial we are going to create a simple application that displays all the occurring events that might take place in a Java Desktop Application. You might find this particularly useful when developing your own applications and you want to fully control the events that occur and give proper feedback to the user. You can also customize the behavior ...

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Mouse button detection

With this example we shall show you how to use a MouseAdapter in order to detect which button of the mouse the user used. This is very useful when you want to add some extra functionality or flexibility to your application. It might be useful to the user to give input to the program using his mouse. Additionally you can ...

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Move and resize objects using Mouse Events

With this tutorial we are going to see how to handle moving and re sizing events in a Java Desktop application. You might find this useful when you want to add rich mouse functionality to the application. For example it’s very cool to let the users resize a window using the mouse wheel. In short in order to move and ...

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MouseMotionListener example

With this tutorial we shall show you how to work with the MouseMotionListener interface in Java. It is a very useful feature when you want to have full control over mouse events and mouse input that the users give. It also particularly useful when you want to make your application behave according to the mouse events that occur. This is ...

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A simple mouse drag example

With this example we shall show you how to work with MouseListener and MouseMotionListener interfaces in order to handle and monitor mouse events an especially mouse drags. This is a very nice feature to use if your application has many graphical object that the user needs to move around the screen very frequently. It’s is very user friendly to let ...

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Drag event example

With this example we shall show you how to work with MouseListener and MouseMotionListener interfaces in order to handle and monitor mouse events an especially mouse drags. This is a very nice feature to use if your application has many graphical objects that the user needs to move around the screen very frequently. It’s is very user friendly to let the user drag ...

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Mouse wheel event example

With this tutorial we are going to sow you how to use a MouseWheelListener in Java. This event listener is particularly useful when you want to add extra user friendly functionality in your application. For example if you want, for example, the user to change the value of a specific item, you can allow him to do that using the wheel of ...

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