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Lesson 10 - Handling Click on Coordinates in Java Swing

In the previous lesson, Drawing on Graphics in Java Swing, we started programming an application managing the seat occupancy in a cinema. We used Graphics as a canvas to draw on. In today's Java tutorial, we're going to finish the app.

Changing the Seat Status

Let's program it so that when we click on a particular seat, this seat will be marked available/booked.


In the Auditorium class, we'll need a method to change the seat status.


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In this tutorial, we'll learn to handle clicking on certain coordinates in JPanel and highlight the seat accordingly. We're programming a Swing cinema app.

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