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Professional Java User Interfaces

Professional Java User Interfaces

Mauro Marinilli

ISBN: 978-0-470-03207-7

May 2006

668 pages

$56.99

Description

This book covers the full development life cycle for professional GUI design in Java, from cost estimation and design to coding and testing.
  • Focuses on building high quality industrial strength software in Java
  • Ready-to-use source code is given throughout the text based on industrial-strength projects undertaken by the author.
Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1 Putting GUI Development into Context.

2 Introduction to User Interface Design.

3 Java GUI Design.

4 Recurring User Interface Designs.

5 Iterative GUI Development with Java.

6 Implementation Issues.

7 Code Organization.

8 Form-Based Rich Clients.

9 Web-Based User Interfaces.

10 J2ME User Interfaces.

11 Java Tools and Technologies.

12 Advanced Issues.

13 Rich Client Platforms.

14 The Personal Portfolio Application.

15 An Example OO User Interface.

16 An Example Ad-Hoc Component.

A A Questionnaire for Evaluating Java User Interfaces.

B A Questionnaire for Evaluating J2ME Applications.

References.

General advice on usability and GUI design.

Java-specific links.

Index.

  • Covers the full development life cycle for professional GUI design in Java, from cost estimation and design to coding and testing.
  • Focuses on building high quality industrial strength software in Java, not toy applications.
  • Author's original 'reference software architecture' has been proven successful on large real-world projects, such as a meteorological system for the Italian Air Force.
  • Ready-to-use source code is given throughout the text based on industrial-strength projects undertaken by the author.