Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Apr 2006 17:43 UTC, submitted by Sekou DIAKITE
KDE The KDE Look and Feel Project is a GPL-licenced Swing pluggable look and feel which uses Qt and KDE for the drawing of widgets. KDE Look and Feel implements most of the Java Look and Feel API including dialogs (ColorChooser, FileChooser, etc.).
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Swing... blech...
by JacobMunoz on Tue 11th Apr 2006 18:52 UTC
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I know Java needs an independant graphical interface, but the whole swing branch of the framwork (to me) is ugly as sin.

I've probably just been poisoned by .Net Winforms, but the object and method names in swing seem rather meaningless and vague. I've worked on about twenty very small Java applications and swing just left me angry and (more) crazy.

I do hope they can unify the appearance - that's a great accomplishment for the platform in general. I've heard many people complain that Linux looks 'badly thrown together' when it comes to the interface.

This does look pretty.

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