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Lesson 1

Introduction to Java Graphics Fundamentals

One way to draw lines, rectangles, text, or images in Java, is to use the Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT).
Java's AWT offers a library of powerful classes that are used primarily to draw graphics and build user interfaces.
The AWT is very easy to use.

Module learning objectives

After completing the module, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:
  1. Understand the importance of Java's Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT)
  2. Draw graphics primitives and text
  3. Understand the structure and makeup of images
  4. Load and draw images
  5. Build an interactive slide show applet