Abstract Windowing Toolkit

The Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT) is a library of Java GUI object classes that is included with the Java Development Kit from Sun Microsystems. The AWT handles common interface elements for windowing environments including Windows.

The AWT contains the following set of GUI components:
  • Button
  • CheckBox
  • CheckBox Group (RadioList)
  • Choice (PopupList)
  • Label (StaticText)
  • List (ListBox)
  • Scroll Bar
  • Text Component (TextField)
  • Menu