Here’s the links from the past week – enjoy! 🙂
- Richard Bair wrote about his 2012 JavaFX new years resolutions.
- Jasper Potts wrote a fun JavaFX 2.0 audio player, with source code included.
- Dustin Marx continues to blog about various JavaFX-related topics, including “Applying Sepia Effect to Loaded Images in JavaFX 2.0“, “JavaFX 2’s Ensemble and other Sample Applications“, “JavaFX 2’s Tri-State CheckBox“, and “Pair Class Coming to Java via JavaFX?“.
- Tom Schindl released e(fx)clipse 0.0.10, and quickly followed that up by version 0.0.11 to resolve a few release issues.
- Kai Tödter has blogged about JavaFX 2.0, Swing & SWT Renderers for the Eclipse 4.x Application Platform.
- Sai Pradeep Dandem has experimented with the TableView control to allow for setting percentage width of columns.
- Toni Epple has blogged about styling a custom JavaFX control with CSS.
- René Jahn has blogged about hooking a database up to a JavaFX TableView control.
- NetBeans 7.1 shipped this week, and includes major improvements for JavaFX 2.0, FXML and CSS.
- Johan Vos and I shipped another release of our DataFX library, taking the version number up all the way to 0.0.5! This release includes much improved REST data source support, and additional support for ‘independent’ CheckBoxTreeItems.
- Gerrit Grunwald has put out a new release of SteelSeries to include some of his previous ‘Friday fun components’.
- Speaking of ‘Friday fun components’, Gerrit has also done another one of these. This time, he has created an improved traffic light component.
- Laurent Caron has released more SWT widgets as part of his Opal project. He mentioned to me there are five new components:
- Preference Window, an easy-to-build window that can be used to set up preferences.
- Range Slider, a slider that allow the user to select a range
- Prompt Support, an utility class to add a Prompt to Text and Combo widgets !
- Transition Composite, a widget that display controls like “pages” and manage transitions between each page.
- Property Table, a widget to edit properties. Each property is given a name, a type, a description.