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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RE[3]: Swing... blech...
by unoengborg on Tue 11th Apr 2006 21:45 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Swing... blech..."
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But the objects I'm mostly referring to are JOptionPane, JPanel, and all of the J(something) objects.

The reason for the "J" is probably that Sun needed some way to descriminate between the old java.awt component set that used the native platform for rendering and the new javax.swing components. I.e. there was allready a java.awt.Panel when JPanel was named.

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