Important JMF question


i managed to get both the menu + JMF programs below compiling. when i choose a media file from a directory, the file chooser closes down and the window that the audio or video is supposed to be played on opens up. but the window is blank. how am i going to get this problem solved?
import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
public class UserMainMenu extends JFrame{
   JButton btnViewProductDetails = new JButton("View Product Details");
   JButton btnViewSpecialOffers = new JButton("View Special Offers");
   JButton btnViewLatestMovieClip = new JButton("View Latest Movie Clip");
   JButton btnEditMemberDetails = new JButton("Edit Member Details");
   JButton btnUnsubscribe = new JButton("Unsubscribe");
   JButton btnUserLogOff = new JButton("Log Off");
   Container contentpane;
   public UserMainMenu(){
      super("User Main Menu");
      contentpane = getContentPane();
      contentpane.setLayout(new GridLayout(3, 2));
      setSize(650, 600);
      btnViewProductDetails.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
         public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
            //ViewProductDetails vpd = new ViewProductDetails();
       btnViewSpecialOffers.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
          public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
             //ViewSpecialOffers vso = new ViewSpecialOffers();
       btnViewLatestMovieClip.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
          public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
             Media m = new Media();
      btnEditMemberDetails.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
         public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
            //MemberForm mf = new MemberForm();
      btnUnsubscribe.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
         public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
            //UnsubscribeMenu um = new UnsubscribeMenu();
      btnUserLogOff.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
         public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
            int result;
            result = JOptionPane.showConfirmDialog(null, "Are you sure you want to log off?", null, JOptionPane.YES_NO_OPTION, JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE);
            if(result == JOptionPane.YES_OPTION){
   public static void main(String[] args){  
      new UserMainMenu(); 
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
public class Media extends JPanel{
   public Media(){
      JFileChooser jfc = new JFileChooser();
      int f = jfc.showOpenDialog(null);
      if(f == JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION){
         URL u = null;
            u = jfc.getSelectedFile().toURL();
         catch(MalformedURLException mue){
            System.err.println("Could not create the URL for the file");
         if(u != null){
            JFrame jf = new JFrame("Latest Movie Clip");
            Media m = new Media(u);
            jf.setSize(600, 600);
   public Media(URL u){
      setLayout(new BorderLayout());
      JPanel mediaPanel = new JPanel();
      JPanel buttonPanel = new JPanel();
      JButton returnToMainMenu = new JButton("Return to Main Menu");
      buttonPanel.add(returnToMainMenu, BorderLayout.NORTH);
      Manager.setHint(Manager.LIGHTWEIGHT_RENDERER, true);
         Player p = Manager.createRealizedPlayer(u);
         Component v = p.getVisualComponent();
         Component c = p.getControlPanelComponent();
         if(v != null && c != null){
            mediaPanel.add(v, BorderLayout.CENTER);
            mediaPanel.add(c, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
      catch(NoPlayerException npe){
         System.err.println("No media player was found");
      catch(CannotRealizeException cre){
         System.err.println("Could not realize the media player");
      catch(IOException ioe){
         System.err.println("Error reading from the source");
      returnToMainMenu.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
         public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
            UserMainMenu umm = new UserMainMenu();


you are going to figure out what went wrong in your app by backtracking until you find the problem. you can use the debugger to look for things that should have been there but arent, and then finding the source of this problem. eventually you can find what is wrong.

November 30, -0001

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