27 11, 2013

A Popup Editor for JavaFX 8 / Part 2

By |November 27th, 2013|ControlsFX, Java, JavaFX|7 Comments

Just a quick follow-up on the popup editor, which has been renamed to "PopOver". The current plan is to release it with the ControlsFX release 8.0.3 in early December. Jonathan and Eugene made me work hard for the last couple of days and I think the improvements to the control were worth it. It is [...]

19 11, 2013

A Popup Editor for JavaFX 8

By |November 19th, 2013|ControlsFX, Java, JavaFX|13 Comments

For the last couple of months I had the pleasure of working with JavaFX 8 in order to implement a sophisticated user interface for a planning and scheduling application. One of the features needed was a way to perform "in-place" editing, meaning a way to quickly edit some basic attributes of a user selected object. [...]

5 11, 2012

Collapp: First Release / Looking for Testers

By |November 5th, 2012|Collapp, Java, Swing|2 Comments

I finally managed to release a first version of Collapp, a solution for collaborative project planning, and now I am looking for testers / early adopters. I have been working on it on and off for the last couple of years. In part to learn more about JEE and in part to continue work on [...]

10 05, 2011

The Best Swing Look & Feel: BizLaf

By |May 10th, 2011|Collapp, Java, Swing|12 Comments

I recently started using the look and feel library BizLaf of Centigrade GmbH (Germany) and I have come to the conclusion that, after 13 years of programming Swing UIs, this is by far the best look and feel library for Java that I have ever used. Reason enough to blog about it and to share my [...]

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 [...]

20 01, 2010

Collapp – Collaborative Project Planning

By |January 20th, 2010|Collapp, Java, Swing|9 Comments

This blog talks about Collapp, a collaborative project planning software solution written in Java / Swing. Collapp takes advantage of MacWidgets, a framework for creating applications that fit nicely into MacOS X.

14 01, 2010

Advanced Java Webstart Login Dialog

By |January 14th, 2010|Java, Swing|12 Comments

How Java Webstart fails once again ... after all these years.