- Edvin Syse announced the release of TornadoFX 1.7.9. TornadoFX is a lightweight JavaFX Framework for Kotlin.
Tom Schindl announced the release of e(fx)clipse 3.0.0, which supports Java 9 and brings with it a host of other improvements.
- Arnaud Hamon has put online some code to draw tree maps in JavaFX, using both the scenegraph APIs, as well as the Canvas node.
- Almas Baimagambetov continues to improve FXGL – the JavaFX Game Library.
- Peter Rogge continues to improve Lib-Preferences, a library for easily storing simple data to a Preferences.properties file in a JavaFx & Maven desktop applications.
- Roger Lacroix has announced the release of MQ Visual Edit V2.2.0, a commercial app for “allowing users to view, manipulate and manage messages in a queue and/or topic of a IBM MQ queue manager and presents the data in a simplified format similar to a database utility or spreadsheet program.”
I know I say this every few weeks – but <insert month here> already?! Time flies when you’re busy coding!
- Peter-Josef Meisch has released mapjfx 1.13.1. mapjfx provides a JavaFX8 region containing a map, allowing to zoom, pan, and use markers. It uses OpenLayers as the map technology.
- Gerrit Grunwald continues to improve his TilesFX dashboard widgets library.
- Thomas Nield has released RxJavaFX 2.1.1, which is a minor release with one new feature.
- Jens Deters has released MQTT.fx 1.5.0, which includes new features and bug fixes. MQTT.fx is now ‘donation ware’ too – so if you make use of this app, be sure to buy Jens a coffee (or more!) 🙂
- Dirk Lemmermann has posted about invalid JavaFX scroll event deltas.
- Roger Lacroix has announced the release of MQTT Message Viewer 1.1.0, as well as a free license for the first 150 people that email him.
- There are a bunch of updated libraries / apps this week, including:
- William Antonio has blogged about k-means and decision tree using Weka and JavaFX.
- Oliver Milke has written about getting started with Gluon Mobile – running JavaFX apps on iOS and Android.
- Andres Almiray has written about writing JavaFX applications with Kotlin.
- Christoph Nahr has posted about Myriarch for Java – which “attempts a precise real-time simulation of pre-gunpowder tactical warfare.”
A good number of links this week! Everyone is clearly working hard 🙂
- Gerrit Grunwald continues to add skins to TilesFX, his dashboard library for JavaFX.
- Tom Eugelink has written about ‘the art of waiting‘, where he looks into asynchronous communication with APIs such as CompleteableFuture, RxJava, and JDeferred.
- William Antonio has written a cool post displaying an app that recognises handwritten digits using Deeplearning4j and JavaFX.
- Johan Vos has written about taking a closer look at JavaFX.
- Alexej Sailer has open source a simple graphs library for JavaFX.
- Andres Almiray has posted about how to ‘boost your JavaFX applications with Griffon‘.
- The Musicott music manager / player continues to be developed. As an open source project using a number of other open source libraries, it is a good project for others to consider learning from.
A quiet week this week. I’ll be travelling for the next two weeks, so don’t expect any posts from me during this time.