Java desktop links of the week, May 23

Java desktop links of the week, May 16

  • Edvin Syse has added support for forms in his TornadoFX library, which is a lightweight JavaFX framework for Kotlin.
  • Heiko Rupp has a blog post introducing HawkFX, an inventory browser for Hawkular.
  • Peter Rogge has published part two in his series on creating a SokubanFX game.
  • Rob Terp has announced the release of GMapsFX 2.0.5. GMapsFX is a “Java library that makes it extremely easy to add a Google Map to a JavaFX application”.
  • Dirk Lemmermann has updated his websites to gather them all under one domain now, for his commercial products, services, and blog.

Java desktop links of the week, May 9

Java desktop links of the week, May 2

A good number of links this week – enjoy 🙂

Java desktop links of the week, April 25

It’s a public holiday here in New Zealand today, so I’ll be keeping this brief. Nonetheless – enjoy! 🙂

  • This week Adam Bien is presenting at the Silicon Valley JavaFX Users Group about ‘MVC, DI with JavaFX with 3 Classes’. If you are local, you can attend in person, but if you aren’t, it is also live streamed.
  • Dirk Lemmermann has posted another in his series of JavaFX missing features, this time discussing CSS.
  • Jens Deters has a blog post about ‘Button of Choice: Use ToggleButtons as RadioButtons’.
  • Edvin Syse has posted a video titled ‘Type safe JavaFX CSS with TornadoFX‘.


Jonathan Giles is a 31 year old software engineer living in Palmerston North, New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Software Engineering, a Masters of Science in Computer Science, and is a Sun certified Java programmer. Jonathan specialises in Java, Swing, JavaFX and Client-Server development.

He is currently the tech lead at Oracle in the JavaFX UI controls team, and a Java evangelist. Additionally, Jonathan is an advisor at Gluon. Finally, he blogs over at the FX Experience blog. Obviously, the opinions expressed here are his own.


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