26 02, 2014

FlexGanttFX Newsgroup

By |February 26th, 2014|FlexGantt, JavaFX|0 Comments

FlexGanttFX Newsgroup I have created a new Google group for FlexGanttFX discussions. Anyone interested in FlexGanttFX can become a member. The group is intended for news, technical support, and feature requests.

24 02, 2014

Something to hide? You need HiddenSidesPane

By |February 24th, 2014|ControlsFX, FlexGantt, Java, JavaFX|7 Comments

One of my Gantt chart users wanted to use as much real estate on the screen as possible and asked if the scrollbars could be removed. But how do you navigate without scrollbars? Ok, there are all kinds of keyboard shortcuts and of course the usual mouse drag already supported by FlexGanttFX, but a visual [...]

28 01, 2014

New JavaFX Control PlusMinusAdjuster

By |January 28th, 2014|ControlsFX, FlexGantt, JavaFX|3 Comments

Today I had once again the pleasure to write a small and highly specialized control for JavaFX, which might be useful for others as well. I am calling it PlusMinusAdjuster and all it does is firing value events with values ranging from -1 to +1. The difference to a normal slider is that it continues [...]

8 01, 2014

FlexGantt for JavaFX 8 = FlexGanttFX

By |January 8th, 2014|FlexGantt, Java, JavaFX|2 Comments

For the last 6 months I had the opportunity to port my FlexGantt Gantt charting framework for Swing to JavaFX 8. The concepts behind JavaFX are very different to Swing so the initial ramp-up phase was longer than I wanted it to be. However, in the meantime I feel confident that I am on the [...]

5 12, 2013

A task monitor popover

By |December 5th, 2013|ControlsFX, FlexGantt, Java, JavaFX|0 Comments

My JavaFX developer life currently has a strong focus on the popover control I wrote and contributed to the ControlsFX project. I now find use cases for it all over the place. The latest addition is a task monitor control for the JavaFX version of FlexGantt. The monitor lists the background tasks that are running [...]

28 01, 2011

Collapp Sponsor Search

By |January 28th, 2011|Collapp, FlexGantt, Java, Swing|3 Comments

I have been working on Collapp on and off for some time now and made a lot of progress, but it is still not production quality. To change this I am now trying to find a sponsor for this project. I really need to get paid so that I can commit the necessary time to [...]

15 05, 2010

Collapp / MacWidgets @ JavaOne 2010

By |May 15th, 2010|Collapp, FlexGantt, Java, Swing|0 Comments

I have been notified this week that my talk about "Attractive and Portable MacOS X Swing Clients for J2EE" has been accepted for JavaOne 2010 in San Francisco. The conference takes place in September and I will try hard to have a feature-complete application to show as a case study. Please let me know if [...]