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Blog Archive for pkeegan during December 2007

In the first comment on my last post, I was asked why there isn't a separate JPanel generated for both the master and detail views in NetBeans' Java Desktop Application template. In the process of trying to answer that question, I learned a thing or two about the Swing Application Framework and was reminded of a very useful trick in the GUI Builder (the ability to generate a container to surround...
I haven't had a chance to write a full tutorial on creating a true master/detail view using the NetBeans GUI Builder. Naturally, lots of questions have arisen about it in the meantime, particularly since the IDE's Java Desktop Application template shows things that pretty much beg those questions. For example, if you follow the Building a Java Desktop Database Application, you will encounter...