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March 2017

JavaFX Tip 25: Use FXSampler!

By |March 2nd, 2017|

The Problem As a framework developer it is essential to have an easy way to individually test the appearance of and the interaction with each custom control. I really hate it when I first have to open five different screens before I finally get to my new control so that I can test it. Not only [...]

February 2017

JavaLand 2017

By |February 28th, 2017|

I will be attending and presenting at the JavaLand conference this year (Brühl, Germany, March 28th - 30th). Alexander Casall and I will be giving our "JavaFX Real World Applications" talk where we will showcase a bunch of JavaFX applications that are "out there".  

JavaFX Tip 24: Custom Layouts for Performance and Flexibility

By |February 1st, 2017|

I just finished a two month sprint on advancing CalendarFX and getting it ready for release 8.4.0. One focus of this sprint was on performance. There are many things that can influence performance but when it comes to JavaFX the number of nodes in your scenegraph and CSS styling are top candidates for optimisation. After reviewing the custom controls [...]

January 2017

CalendarFX 8.4.0 Released

By |January 31st, 2017|

I would like to inform you that version 8.4.0 of CalendarFX has seen the light of day today. You can download it here. The first thing you will notice is the different version scheme. CalendarFX now uses the target Java version as its first number. In this case 8. With Java 9 lurking around the [...]

JavaFX Talks @ JUG Poznan

By |January 22nd, 2017|

This week I had the pleasure to give my JavaOne 2016 presentations at JUG Poznan in Poland. I compressed all three talks into a two hour talk and I think it worked out well and gave the attendance a good idea what can be accomplished with JavaFX technology. Sebastian Pozoga, a member of JUG Poznan, [...]

November 2016

JavaFX Real World Applications @ JavaFX Meetup Zurich

By |November 7th, 2016|

Alexander Casall and I will be presenting our JavaOne 2016 talk "JavaFX Real World Apps (Revisited)" at the JavaFX Meetup Zurich on February 7th 2017. For more information and to register for this event please visit the meetup page. The second iteration of this talk covers a total of 18 applications that have been developed [...]

October 2016

JavaFX Champions / Rockstars @ JavaFX Meetup Zurich

By |October 31st, 2016|

I am very happy to announce that Gerrit Grunwald and Hendrik Ebbers will be giving several presentations at our JavaFX Meetup in Zurich on December 13th. People interested in attending can register here. Agenda 1. Dynamic client / server applications with JavaFX and the Open Dolphin Platform (Hendrik, 20 minutes). 2. The dark and Light Sides [...]

September 2016

JavaOne 2016 Sessions Schedule

By |September 6th, 2016|

The JavaOne session schedule is online and now shows the exact times of the presentations that I am involved in. You can get the full listing by following this link.

July 2016

Wanted: JavaFX Tips and Tricks

By |July 18th, 2016|

At this year's JavaOne conference in San Francisco I will be presenting a session called "JavaFX Tips and Tricks". This talk will be based on the posts in my blog. However, I have a feeling that there are many more nice tips and tricks out there that should be mentioned in this presentation. So I am asking [...]

Sexy FlexGanttFX Split Screen @ Emirates Airlines

By |July 13th, 2016|

I just received a very nice screenshot of the NCO application of Emirates Airlines. They are now using the new QuadGanttChartLiteContainer class that was added to FlexGanttFX 1.6 and it looks very polished. Please have a look yourself.