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20 03, 2016

CalendarFX 1.3 Released Today!

By |March 20th, 2016|CalendarFX, JavaFX|4 Comments

I have released a new version of CalendarFX today. Version 1.3 contains several small bug fixes, important memory leak fixes, and most importantly a big fix for correctly displaying different "first day of week" (e.g. Mondays in Germany, Sundays in the US). The new release can be downloaded as usual at http://www.calendarfx.com. Please take it for [...]

3 02, 2016

JavaFX Missing Features Survey: Table View

By |February 3rd, 2016|Java, JavaFX|9 Comments

The TableView (and TreeTableView) of JavaFX has won the prize for being the control that was mentioned the most in my recent "JavaFX Missing Features" survey and also in many follow-up discussions (including and especially the guys in our Zurich JavaFX Meetup group). I guess one of the reasons is the simple fact that almost every [...]

3 02, 2016

FlexGanttFX 1.4.0 Released!

By |February 3rd, 2016|FlexganttFX, JavaFX|0 Comments

I am very happy to announce that I have released version 1.4.0 of FlexGanttFX for JavaFX. This release contains bug fixes and small improvements. I am glad to say that FlexGanttFX has proven itself in the field and is operational in various large enterprise applications. Some of its more prominent users are: Emirates Airlines European Broadcasting [...]

29 01, 2016

JavaFX: TouchGesture Memory Leak?

By |January 29th, 2016|JavaFX|5 Comments

In one of my projects I was fighting with a memory leak the last couple of days (yes ... "couple") and I came to the conclusion that there might be an issue related to touch / scroll gestures. In the sample below I have two buttons. The first one creates a list view with one [...]

25 01, 2016

JavaFX “Missing Features” Survey Results

By |January 25th, 2016|Java, JavaFX|0 Comments

I recently conducted a survey asking the community to tell me which features they are missing the most in JavaFX 8. The survey has been closed by now. It received over 100 submissions from various people, various companies, various industries. Overall the participants very quite satisfied with JavaFX so I would argue that the feedback [...]

25 01, 2016

JavaFX Real-World Apps: PSI Advanced Scheduling and Monitoring

By |January 25th, 2016|FlexganttFX, Java, JavaFX|2 Comments

I am happy to announce that there is a new entry for the "Real-World Apps" list. The company PSI has developed an application for "advanced scheduling and monitoring". The software will be used by the manufacturing industry. The screenshots look quite polished and attractive. PSI is one of the earliest adopters of FlexGanttFX, my JavaFX framework for visualizing [...]

4 01, 2016

JavaFX Real-World Playlist

By |January 4th, 2016|FlexganttFX, JavaFX|1 Comment

I finally found some time to create a YouTube playlist with all the "Real-World" JavaFX applications that Alexander Casall and I presented at JavaOne 2015. Maybe you can find some inspiration. The videos show the following applications: EIZO - Curator Caliop Emirates Airlines - Network Capacity Optimization AISO - HRC-Matic Business Registry European Broadcasting Union [...]

19 12, 2015

JavaFX: The Power of CSS

By |December 19th, 2015|Java, JavaFX|10 Comments

I recently presented the NEOS application that was developed for the European Broadcasting Union. Now that a few weeks have passed the UI has been polished and a lot of work was invested into styling it via the CSS support of JavaFX. I really like the results and thought it would be good to show you. [...]

10 12, 2015

JavaFX Tip 22: Autosize (Tree) Table Columns

By |December 10th, 2015|JavaFX, Tips & Tricks|2 Comments

One of the first things mentioned as a "missing feature" in the JavaFX "Missing Features Survey" was the ability to auto-resize columns in tables / tree tables. It is correct that there is no public API for it, but when you pay close attention then you will notice that there must be code for doing this [...]

10 12, 2015

Survey: JavaFX 8 Missing Features

By |December 10th, 2015|JavaFX|11 Comments

UPDATE: THE SURVEY HAS FINISHED. One sentence that I hear quite frequently when discussing JavaFX with other developers is that JavaFX "does not do XYZ" or "does not support XYZ". Often they list features that are indeed available in other technologies / frameworks. To get a better understanding of these "missing features" I thought it would be [...]