/Michael Abernethy

About Michael Abernethy

Michael Abernethy works as a lead in the WebSphere System Management Functional Test Team. He worked previously in the WebSphere Services team for four years, writing and deploying enterprise applications on WebSphere. He dabbles in Swing and UI development in his free time. Contact Michael at mabernet@us.ibm.com

Advanced Synth

2010-05-26T11:34:26+00:00 April 16th, 2005|Java|

Take an in-depth look at the Synth look and feel, the newest addition to Swing introduced in Java 5.0. Synth lets developers rapidly create and deploy custom looks for an application by introducing the concept of a "skin" to Java UI programming. Software Engineer Michael Abernethy takes you through Synth concepts step-by-step to build an application with a Synth look from scratch. After reading this article, you should be able to create professional-looking UIs in no time.