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Java™ After Hours: 10 Projects You'll Never Do at Work by Steven Holzner

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Chapter 8. Creating a Custom Web Browser in Java: The Browser Project

The Browser project.

The kinds of GUIs you can build in Java are extensive and have plenty of capability built in. But one of the things that isn't built in is an easy way to display a web browser. In larger projects for use by the general public, I've found including a browser can be very useful, especially for letting the user browse documentation by automatically navigating the browser to the right page, whether that page is online or local. If you've got lots of online help documentation and you want to let the user click a help topic and see that topic displayed, using a ...

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