HI guys,
I wonder if you can help me understanding this please. Take the following code:

// Fig. 14.23: ListFrame.java
// JList that displays a list of colors.
import java.awt.FlowLayout;
import java.awt.Color;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JList;
import javax.swing.JScrollPane;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionListener;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionEvent;
import javax.swing.ListSelectionModel;

public class ListFrame extends JFrame 
   private JList colorJList; // list to display colors
   private static final String[] colorNames = { "Black", "Blue", "Cyan",
      "Dark Gray", "Gray", "Green", "Light Gray", "Magenta",
      "Orange", "Pink", "Red", "White", "Yellow" };
   private static final Color[] colors = { Color.BLACK, Color.BLUE,
      Color.CYAN, Color.DARK_GRAY, Color.GRAY, Color.GREEN, 
      Color.LIGHT_GRAY, Color.MAGENTA, Color.ORANGE, Color.PINK, 
      Color.RED, Color.WHITE, Color.YELLOW };

   // ListFrame constructor add JScrollPane containing JList to JFrame
   public ListFrame()
      super( "List Test" );
      setLayout( new FlowLayout() ); // set frame layout

      colorJList = new JList( colorNames ); // create with colorNames
      colorJList.setVisibleRowCount( 5 ); // display five rows at once

      // do not allow multiple selections
      colorJList.setSelectionMode( ListSelectionModel.SINGLE_SELECTION );

      // add a JScrollPane containing JList to frame
      add( new JScrollPane( colorJList ) );

         new ListSelectionListener() // anonymous inner class
            // handle list selection events
            public void valueChanged( ListSelectionEvent event )
                  colors[ colorJList.getSelectedIndex() ] );
            } // end method valueChanged
         } // end anonymous inner class
      ); // end call to addListSelectionListener
   } // end ListFrame constructor
} // end class ListFrame

This line colorJList = new JList( colorNames ); creates a new objects and passes a parameter - an array - to the constructur. But where is the constructor?

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