Sorry about being late again! You wouldn’t believe how long my todo list is these days. My apologies! Enjoy 🙂
- This week JavaFX 2.0.3 was released. This is a security fix release only and does not contain any new features.
- In conjunction with the JavaFX 2.0.3 release there is some more documentation that has been authored recently. New documents include concurrency and SWT APIs, and there have also been updates to FXML, JavaFX events and TreeView documents.
- In OpenJFX news, the scenegraph APIs in the javafx-ui-common project were open sourced. Richard Bair goes into more detail about what this project contains.
- In further OpenJFX news, the source code for JemmyFX has been released. JemmyFX is the functional test suite used by the JavaFX team.
- Another developer preview build of JavaFX 2.1 has been released – we’re now at build 13.
- Michael Heinrichs, a member of the JavaFX team at Oracle has put up his JavaFX 2.0 slides that he presented at JFokus 2012.
- The GroovyFX website has been given a makeover. Check it out if you’re interested in writing JavaFX applications using Groovy.
- Dustin Marx has blogged about “simultaneous animated text strings“.
- Chika Okereke has blogged about PDF to JavaFX FXML conversion.
- Kai Tödter has put up a screenshot comparing a JavaFX application before and after LCD text support.
- Tom Schindl blogged about creating a phone-like scrollable list with velocity and friction. You can find the code for the FlingPane on GitHub.
- Dan Zwolenski has posted a blog about JavaFX and Maven.
- Mark Anro Silva has shown how to create custom shapes in JavaFX.
- Over at Java.net, they have a post about developing JavaFX applications using CentOS 6.2.
- blue-infinity consultant Jan Stenvall has written a mostly accurate white paper on JavaFX.
- Aurélien Ribon has created what he calls a ‘universal CSS engine‘ for Swing, mimicking the functionality that is present in JavaFX.
Catch you next week….hopefully a bit earlier in the week than this…. 🙂