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DataFX Controller Framework Preview

2013/12/27 - 19:10 in DataFX, General, JavaFX

Today we released the version 2.0 of DataFX. Thanks for all the feedback that we received with the last release candidates. As a next step we will work on DataFX 8.0 that will use Java 8 and JavaFX 8. One of the new features that will be part of the next release…


DataFX: The best way to get real-world data into your JavaFX application

2013/09/28 - 23:52 in DataFX, JavaFX

Johan and I had a DataFX session at JavaOne this week. At the session we shown most of the core features of DataFX 2.0 and how you can use them in your…


DataFX Controller API

2013/09/13 - 19:16 in DataFX, JavaFX

The DataFX team will show some cool new APIs at JavaOne this year. Johan has written a post about writeback support in the new DataFX version some days…


DataFX: ObservableExecutor Preview

2013/02/09 - 13:16 in DataFX, JavaFX

Since December we are working on a new DataFX version. DataFX will provide a new low level API for multithreading and background tasks in JavaFX. With this API everyone can create new and custom DataSources that will fetch data in background and publish it…


invokeAndWait for JavaFX

2013/01/01 - 21:55 in DataFX, General, JavaFX

Swing offers the two methods SwingUtilities.invokeAndWait(...) and SwingUtilities.invokeLater(...) to execute a Runnable object on Swings event dispatching thread. You can read more about this methods here. As I currently know JavaFX provides only Platform.runLater(...)…


My first steps with JavaFX on Raspberry Pi

2012/12/28 - 23:07 in DataFX, IoT, JavaFX

Today I started playing with my Pi & JavaFX. Even after a few hours I can say that this stuff really rocks! I created a screensaver as a first demo. The programm loads random pictures (2848 × 4288 pixel) and animates them on the screen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0GEm1pEhoE…


Maven support for DataFX

2012/11/25 - 14:32 in DataFX, JavaFX

At Devoxx I met Johan Vos and we talked about DataFX and Maven support. Now two weeks later we released DataFX 1.0 with Maven support and I am a official contributor of this great project. Thanks to Johan and Jonathan! With this post I will give a short "Getting…