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Shannon Hickey

Shannon Hickey is Technical Lead for the Swing team at Sun Microsystems. As a member of the team for the last five years, he has become intimately familiar with the toolkit, of which he now guides the technical direction. Shannon is also personally responsible for enhancing multiple areas, including the Swing drag and drop experience. You'll find him frequenting the Swing & AWT forum on where he loves chatting with the community and answering questions.



I'm pleased to announced that version 1.1.1 of Beans Binding has just been released
This release...

-- From Saint Petersburg, Russia @ 3:30 AM local time

It's finally time! After months of eating, sleeping and drinking
Beans Binding, I'm thrilled to finally announce that...

Taking into consideration the feedback that I've received since yesterday's blog on the 0.6 release of Beans Binding,
I've just released 0.6.1 with simpler and more intuitive method names...

Just a short note to announce that I've posted the 0.6 release of
the Beans Binding project at


Although my blog has been quiet for the last few months, it's certainly not for
lack of content to share. In reality, this blog that you're reading now is one
of three that have been...

Greetings Gentle Reader; I'm thrilled that you've come back to visit!
As you might imagine, we're still working very hard on Mustang,
aiming to make it the best Java SE release in...

So you've created an empty JTable, you've given it a TransferHandler to accept drops,
and you've added it to a...

One small step for Shan, one exciting leap for Swing drag and drop.