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A demonstration of the JLayeredPane class

A demonstration of the JLayeredPane class
Java Swing, 2nd Edition
By Marc Loy, Robert Eckstein, Dave Wood, James Elliott, Brian Cole
ISBN: 0-596-00408-7
Publisher: O'Reilly 
// SimpleLayers.java
//A demonstration of the JLayeredPane class.

import java.awt.Color;

import javax.swing.JButton;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JLayeredPane;

public class SimpleLayers extends JFrame {
  public SimpleLayers() {
    super("LayeredPane Demonstration");
    setSize(200, 150);

    JLayeredPane lp = getLayeredPane();

    // Create 3 buttons
    JButton top = new JButton();
    top.setBounds(20, 20, 50, 50);
    JButton middle = new JButton();
    middle.setBounds(40, 40, 50, 50);
    JButton bottom = new JButton();
    bottom.setBounds(60, 60, 50, 50);

    // Place the buttons in different layers
    lp.add(middle, new Integer(2));
    lp.add(top, new Integer(3));
    lp.add(bottom, new Integer(1));

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    SimpleLayers sl = new SimpleLayers();


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