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Event Handling In Java

In life, you encounter events that force you to suspend other activities and respond to them immediately. In Java, events represent all activity that goes on between the user and the application. Java's Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT) communicates these actions to the programs using events.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Event Handling In Java
  2. Going Into Over Drive
  3. Relax Back Event Handling In A Nut Shell
  4. Event-Handling In Java
  5. Amazingly Simple Applets
  6. Naughty Examples For Those Little Mice
  7. A Quick Recap
By: Gayathri Gokul
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September 11, 2003

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You are leaving for work in the morning and someone rings the doorbell….

That is an event!

In life, you encounter events that force you to suspend other activities and respond to them immediately. In Java, events represent all activity that goes on between the user and the application. Java’s Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT) communicates these actions to the programs using events. When the user interacts with a program let us say by clicking a command button, the system creates an event representing the action and delegates it to the event-handling code within the program. This code determines how to handle the event so the user gets the appropriate response.

In today’s tutorial we are going to learn event-driven programming, the event model of Java, and the different ways in which you can handle events.

Now lets taste our first cup of Java…

 
 
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