Re: Odd behaviour or normal?

Lew <>
Sat, 05 Jun 2010 23:36:08 -0400
Rhino wrote:

That's fine basic advice and I'm working on that aspect of my Java
knowledge. But I was hoping to confirm whether I should be making a point of
keeping the JComponents on the JPanel private, assuming we agree that
extending JPanel is appropriate in my case. That's still up in the air as

Keep your components private or anonymous regardless of whether you subclass
or compose.

far as I can see but I'm surely going to be subclassing somewhere along the
way so the question still seems one worth answering even if it doesn't apply
in this specific case.

doesn't bother to subclass JPanel.

Here's a rough, uncompilable because incomplete outline of how to compose with
a JPanel:

public class FooGu
   private final JPanel pangea = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
   private void makeGui()
     pangea.add( new JButton( "Press me" ), BorderLayout.SOUTH );


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