JavaFX Tip 18: Path Clipping

I recently noticed that the PopOver control, which I committed to the ControlsFX project, does not properly clip its content. It became obvious when I was working on the accordion popover for the FlexCalendarFX framework. Whenever the last titled pane was expanded the bottom corners were no longer rounded but square. After placing a red rectangle as content to the titled pane it became clear to me that I forgot to add clipping. The following picture shows the problem. Normally clipping in JavaFX is quite easy. All it takes is an additional node and a call to setClip(node). However, normally [...]

By |2021-02-18T13:42:29+01:00February 18th, 2015|ControlsFX, Java, JavaFX, Tips & Tricks|3 Comments

2015: The Year When JavaFX Takes Over

  I must say that I very much enjoy using Google trends to evaluate the importance of a technology and to see what its future will look like. So today I ran a comparison between "Java Swing" and "JavaFX". The result shows two things: once we enter the next year JavaFX will be more relevant than Swing but JavaFX will not be that relevant either. I think this is totally wrong. Based on the feedback I am getting from the community and also on the projects that I had contact with I foresee a rapid increase in JavaFX usage (and Google [...]

By |2021-02-18T13:42:30+01:00October 27th, 2014|ControlsFX, FlexGantt, JavaFX, Swing|4 Comments