At work I’ve been asked to write a (very small) SWT app, being the only member of the development team with any Java GUI experience at all (I’ve written some Swing apps before).
Of course, there are hundreds of SWT resources out there on the web, notably on dev.eclipse.org web site and the eclipse wiki, but by far the best I found were notes written for Computer Science students (in pdf) – if only my lecturers had been able to make things this clear, simple and understandable!
Serendipity is clearly afoot though, because his previous weblog entry is about how to
Launch the default browser on Windows with this bit of code:
String url = "http://www.eugenebelyaev.com";
Runtime.getRuntime().exec("rundll32 url.dll,FileProtocolHandler " + url);
which I was also looking for!