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Anyone know if any Swing features are / will be supported, such as JText, JLabel and JComboBox?
Could you get away with using the AWT components?

Swing is not part of the default Java implementation. AWT is supported but generally, the Swing components were too heavy for the Zaurus.

But, having said that, Sun did release a special version of Java for the Zaurus and I think that it did include a certain set of the Swing components.

There is a third-party group that has made their own library of light-weight components. See

Twiun's Java FAQ site did have more info on other visual component alternatives but the site is down at the moment.
You can get a real, bug-fixed, Swing.jar for the Zaurus at

The main problems with the full use of Swing on Jeode are memory and performance related.
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