Musings about Java and Swing

Sliding Clock Using Java Swing

I enjoy creating clocks using Java Swing. I’ve already written an article about a clock, Qlocktwo with Java Swing. Continue reading the article

Farkle Simulation Using Java Swing

My last two articles have been short, simple Java projects. This is a much more complex example of a Farkle simulation using Java Swing. Continue reading the article

Amortization Using A POJO

A couple of months ago, I ran across a Stack Overflow question about some problems a student was having with an amortization program. Continue reading the article

ASCII Art

Years ago, when the only computers around were the mainframes used by large businesses, one of the ways that programmers fooled around was to create Ascii art. Continue reading the article

RGB Display Using Java Swing

Recently on Stack Overflow, I saw a question about an RGB Display. Since I’ve coded so many games, I decided to write an RGB display as a Swing application. Continue reading the article

Kakurasu Using Java Swing

In mid-January, I read a Stack Overflow question about the game Kakurasu. Continue reading the article

Moving Eyes

This is a short example of a Java Swing GUI with drawing and simple animation. The eyeballs in the GUI follow the mouse cursor as you move the cursor in the drawing area of the GUI. Continue reading the article

Retro Snake Game

I have recently seen posts on Stack Overflow about creating the original Atari Snake game, or one of the many offshoots of that game. Continue reading the article

Java Swing Marquee

I was walking east on 600 South in Salt Lake City, Utah, when I saw a marquee for a hotel. Continue reading the article

Swing JCalendar Component

I saw this question on Stack Overflow, and I started thinking. Continue reading the article