24 09, 2015

CalendarFX Released

By |September 24th, 2015|CalendarFX, Java, JavaFX|4 Comments

Finally! After one and a half years of on and off development work on CalendarFX I finally managed to wrap it up today and to make it available for download and licensing. If you want to take it for a spin simply visit and download the distribution. The download is feature complete and only requires [...]

16 09, 2015

JavaFX Real-World Apps: MINT TRMS

By |September 16th, 2015|FlexganttFX, JavaFX|3 Comments

The second real-world JavaFX application that I was involved with was developed by MINT Software Systems, a company located in Kiel, Germany. The focus of their application is on training and resource management for companies in the aviation industry (airlines). MINT is actually the reason why I got involved in JavaFX development. In early 2013 they asked [...]

10 09, 2015

JavaFX Real-World Apps: European Broadcasting Union

By |September 10th, 2015|FlexganttFX, JavaFX|6 Comments

I have the privilege to present several JavaFX Real-World Apps at JavaOne this year together with Alexander Casall, who works for Saxonia Systems in Dresden. In preparation of this talk we sent out a questionnaire to our customers and partners and asked them a few questions related to their project, their application, and their use [...]

2 04, 2014

FlexGanttFX Website Up and Running

By |April 2nd, 2014|FlexGantt, Java, JavaFX|0 Comments

FlexGanttFX now has its own website at It includes a download for the latest early access release, javadocs, videos, support, etc...

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.

5 12, 2013

PopOver JavaFX control released with ControlsFX 8.0.3

By |December 5th, 2013|ControlsFX, Java, JavaFX|13 Comments

PopOver JavaFX control released with ControlsFX 8.0.3 The PopOver control (formerly PopupEditor) has seen the light of day yesterday when it was released as part of ControlsFX 8.0.3. Go and check it out. Any input much appreciated.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.