Font size animation : Animation « 2D Graphics GUI « Java

Font size animation


import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.FontMetrics;
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Graphics2D;
import java.awt.event.ActionEvent;
import java.awt.event.ActionListener;

import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JPanel;
import javax.swing.Timer;

public class FontSizeAnimation extends JPanel implements ActionListener {
  Timer timer;
  int x = 1;
  float alpha = 1;

  public FontSizeAnimation() {
    timer = new Timer(8, this);

  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Graphics2D g2d = (Graphics2D) g;

    Font font = new Font("Dialog", Font.PLAIN, x);

    FontMetrics fm = g2d.getFontMetrics();
    String s = "Java";
    int w = (int) getSize().getWidth();
    int h = (int) getSize().getHeight();

    int stringWidth = fm.stringWidth(s);

    g2d.drawString(s, (w - stringWidth) / 2, h / 2);

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    JFrame frame = new JFrame("FontSizeAnimation");
    frame.add(new FontSizeAnimation());
    frame.setSize(400, 300);

  public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
    x += 1;
    alpha -= 0.0001;


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