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sunil kumar pandey
java swing
2 Answer(s)      4 years and 10 months ago
Posted in : Java Beginners

How to upload the image in using java swings.
ex- we make a button to browsbutton and savebutton , when we click on the browsbutton , i can brows the image from the computer. plz help soon.........

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March 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Hi Friend,

Try the following code:

import java.sql.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.awt.dnd.*;
import java.awt.datatransfer.*;
import javax.swing.*;
import javax.swing.border.*;
import javax.swing.filechooser.*;

public class Uploader extends JFrame {
public static JFrame frame;
public JList list;
public DefaultListModel model;
public File currentDir;
public DropTarget target;
JButton addButton, removeButton, uploadButton;
public Uploader() {

Action uploadAction = new UploadAction("Upload");
Action browseAction = new BrowseAction("Browse");
JPanel cp = new JPanel();
cp.setLayout(new BorderLayout());

model = new DefaultListModel();
list = new JList(model);
list.setCellRenderer(new ImageCellRenderer());

target = new DropTarget(list,new FileDropTargetListener());
cp.add(new JScrollPane(list),BorderLayout.CENTER);
JPanel buttons = new JPanel();
buttons.setLayout(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.RIGHT,5,10));
JLabel uploadLabel = new JLabel();
uploadLabel.setLayout(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.LEFT,5,10));
uploadButton = new JButton(uploadAction);
addButton = new JButton(browseAction);
currentDir = new File(System.getProperty("user.dir"));
public int addToListModel(ArrayList filenames) {
int count = 0;
for ( Iterator i = filenames.iterator(); i.hasNext(); ) {
String filename = (String);
if (!model.contains(filename)) {
return count;
public static void main(String [] args) {
frame = new Uploader();
class BrowseAction extends AbstractAction {
public BrowseAction(String text) { super(text); }

public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt) {
JFileChooser chooser = new JFileChooser(currentDir);
chooser.addChoosableFileFilter(new ImageFileFilter());
currentDir = chooser.getCurrentDirectory();
File [] files = chooser.getSelectedFiles();
ArrayList filenames = new ArrayList(files.length);
for (int i = 0; i < files.length; i++)
class ImageFileFilter extends javax.swing.filechooser.FileFilter {
public boolean accept(File file) {
if (file.isDirectory()) return false;
String name = file.getName().toLowerCase();
return (name.endsWith(".jpg") || name.endsWith(".png")|| name.endsWith(".gif"));
public String getDescription() { return "Images ( *.jpg, *.png,*.gif)"; }

March 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM


class UploadAction extends AbstractAction {
public UploadAction(String text) { super(text); }
public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt) {
int selected = list.getSelectedIndex();
Object ob=null;
String fileName=ob.toString();
File file=new File(fileName);
Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/test";, "root", "root");
PreparedStatement st = con.prepareStatement("insert into file(file,file_data) values(?,?)");
FileInputStream fis = new FileInputStream(file);
st.setBinaryStream(2, (InputStream)fis, (int)(file.length()));
int s = st.executeUpdate();
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"image is successfully uploaded and inserted.");
catch(Exception ex){}
class ImageCellRenderer extends JLabel implements ListCellRenderer {
public ImageCellRenderer() {
public Component getListCellRendererComponent(JList list,Object value,int index,boolean isSelected,boolean cellHasFocus){
File f = new File(value.toString());
Border empty = BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(3,3,3,3);
Border matte = BorderFactory.createMatteBorder(0,0,1,0,Color.white);
Toolkit toolkit = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit();
Image icon = toolkit.getImage(f.getPath());
Image scaledIcon = icon.getScaledInstance(40,40,Image.SCALE_FAST);
setIcon(new ImageIcon(scaledIcon));
if (isSelected) {
setBackground(new Color(61,128,223));
} else if (index % 2 == 0) {
setBackground(new Color(237,243,254));
} else {
return this;
class FileDropTargetListener extends DropTargetAdapter {
public void dragEnter(DropTargetDragEvent evt) {
public void drop(DropTargetDropEvent evt) {
try {
Transferable tr = evt.getTransferable();
DataFlavor [] flavors = tr.getTransferDataFlavors();
for ( int i = 0; i < flavors.length; i++ ) {
if ( flavors[i].isFlavorJavaFileListType() ) {
java.util.List list2 = (java.util.List)tr.getTransferData(flavors[i]);
ArrayList filenames = new ArrayList();
for ( int j = 0; j < list2.size(); j++ ) {
String path = list2.get(j).toString();
if ( ((new ImageFileFilter()).accept(new File(path))) ) {
if (filenames.size() > 0 ) {
int numAdded = addToListModel(filenames);
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(frame,"Error","Invalid File Type",JOptionPane.WARNING_MESSAGE);

} catch (Exception e) {


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