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Thread: Minimalist GUI, do I need to add anything to Eclipse IDE?

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    Default Minimalist GUI, do I need to add anything to Eclipse IDE?

    I'm new to Java and Eclipse. I've just downloaded Eclipse Indigo to use with OSX Lion.

    The app I'd like to create will have a very minimalist GUI. I need a black fullscreen (no menubar, scrolling, resizing, just a black screen). Within this space I need to dynamically create and arrange clickable buttons that are simply colored rectangles with text labels inside them. I will also need text input boxes that are as basic as a form field in html.

    I don't need anything fancier, nor do I need a graphical layout builder. I'd prefer to do it all with code, with the most lightweight (as in CPU usage) method possible.

    Does Eclipse come with what I need out of the box? Or do I need one of these Swing/AWT/SWT addons? Thanks for your help.

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