Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 7th Dec 2007 06:25 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Qt Jambi ships as a single Java library, or JAR (Java Archive) file, plus a handful of tools, including an interface layout and design tool, and an Eclipse plug-in. Trolltech uses its vaunted Qt C++ library as the GUI engine and puts Java wrappers around it. This approach uses the JNI (Java Native Interface) to call the necessary functions from Java. More here.
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RE: Toolkits
by mikeurbandz on Fri 7th Dec 2007 20:22 UTC in reply to "Toolkits"
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Swing sucks in KDE. I will admit that. Their KDE support is awful unless you use a third party theme.

Load it up in GNOME though, and set the UIManager to use the system look and feel, and you won't be able to tell the difference between a native GNOME app and the Swing app (presuming you are using a relatively recent version of Java 6.)

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