Java desktop links of the week, January 16

  • Kevin Rushforth posted to the openjfx-dev mailing list encouraging everyone to start testing their software on JDK 9, because a lot has changed in there with regards to modularisation, removing impl API, etc. It is critical that bugs be reported now and not after release, so get testing!
  • Florian Brunner has released Drombler FX 0.9. Drombler FX is a¬†modular application framework for JavaFX.
  • Gerrit Grunwald has done another of his ‘Friday Fun’ releases, this time combining the world map control with the heat map control he has previously built, and the result is pretty cool!
  • The AdoptOpenJDK project has a jitwatch project written with JavaFX that analyses and visualises the Java HotSpot JIT compiler.
  • Chris Newland has released part three of his DemoFX performance testbed / demoscene callout ūüôā The YouTube video of it is very cool…

Java desktop links of the week, January 9

Another year already! I hope everyone had a good break over the holiday period. I know I did, although I have to say I wish it were longer! In any case, I’ve been away on holiday and not keeping a close eye on the latest Java desktop news, so apologies to people who worked hard and who I have missed. Please email me and I’ll be sure to include you next week.

Java desktop links of the week, December 19

I’ve spent the last two weeks crammed inside a steel tube doing a full trip around the world bringing JavaFX joy to developers everywhere ūüôā Because of this, I missed out on posting the links for the last few weeks, and equally bad, I became so busy during that time I couldn’t keep track of things that happened. Therefore, I apologise in advance if I missed your news from the last few weeks. Please email me to let me know, and I will include it next week.

Java desktop links of the week, November 28

  • Thierry Wasylczenko has been working on JStackFX, which provides a user interface to analyse thread dumps generated by the Java jstack tool. It looks very nice!
  • Edvin Syse has released TornadoFX 1.5.8, which includes a heap of improvements and some new controls such as a slideshow component.
  • Alessio Vinerbi has released an updated version of his open source¬†AnchorFX docking framework for JavaFX. This looks very nice.
  • Jens Deters has released MQTT.fx 1.3.0, which includes the results of hard work on stability and performance improvements, along with some UI additions.
  • Tom Schindl has two posts this week. Firstly, he has created a ‘SashPane‘ for JavaFX that has slightly different characteristics compared to the JavaFX SplitPane, and secondly he has a short post on some performance improvements he has introduced into e(fx)clipse to deal with reparenting nodes in the scenegraph.

Java desktop links of the week, November 21

A few nice links this week – enjoy!