Another quiet week as per usual in September (with JavaOne coming up soon).
- Tom Schindl has blogged about cross IDE dev support for “e4 on JavaFX”, stating that “we are almost there”.
- Carl Walker has blogged about setting the pivot point in a JavaFX ScaleTransition.
- Wim Deblauwe has posted about using JavaFX on Raspberry Pi 3 with Gluon.
- Rajeev Kumar Singh has posted about styling JavaFX applications using CSS.
- You can watch a video on a JavaFX app called Iris, which allows “rigorous experimentation and examination of the Cortical.io Retina API”.
- Following on from part one, the Oracle Technology Network has posted part two of Johan Vos’ series of articles on writing mobile applications for Android and iOS using Java / JavaFX and Gluon technologies.
- Uzair Shamim has written a post about using TestFX to write unit tests for JavaFX applications.
- Tom Lin has open sourced a library called GestureFX, which is a “lightweight gesture enabled pane for JavaFX.”
- Almas Baimagambetov continues to improve FXGL, the JavaFX game library.
- 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.”
A relatively quiet week this week:
- I released ControlsFX 8.40.13, a major update to ControlsFX with a bunch of improvements and bug fixes. Also, I put out a few interesting stats, most notably that the last release of ControlsFX, 8.40.12, was downloaded over 153,000 times since it was released. That’s pretty amazing!
- The JavaFX Documentation Project continued to receive more submissions and grow in volume. If you have some insightful JavaFX knowledge or a blog post you think should be included, please create a pull request!
- Carl Walker has posted about scrolling game backgrounds in Kotlin and JavaFX.
- Peter Rogge has continued development on his lib-database-objectdb and lib-action projects this week.