/ Category / JavaFX

The native ones are not sleeping

2013/04/28 - 11:54 in AquaFX, JavaFX

As time goes by, there are lots of freshly skinned controls, which are waiting to be shown. So here comes a little "update post".   New Components ComboBoxes ColorPickers ProgressIndicator Toggles & PillToggles Sliders and TabPanes   Trees Tables…


Assertions and Rules in MarvinFX

2013/03/20 - 20:41 in JavaFX

Today I added some new features to MarvinFX. For all basic property types (String, Number, Boolean, etc...) MarvinFX will provide methods to check some…


Use native Aqua icons in JavaFX

2013/03/20 - 12:46 in AquaFX, JavaFX

While planning AquaFX we found a way how to access Mac OS specific icons without using any closed APIs or Mac OS related classes. We wrapped this in a…


Introducing MarvinFx

2013/03/17 - 15:43 in JavaFX

For all my current JavaFX work I need a simple test framework to check the behavior of controls or complete scenes. Since I'm working more and more with the Property API I mainly wanted to to test the properties and their behavior of controls and scenes. FEST…


Update for the native ones

2013/03/02 - 16:39 in AquaFX, General, JavaFX

Since my project was accepted, I was keen on starting with the first components. Now I want to show you what is the result.  Remember the shutdown dialog? As Jonathan suggested, the whole project is realized in JavaFX 8. In the first step, the proof-of-concept…


Global Stylesheet for your JavaFX Application

2013/03/02 - 16:33 in General, JavaFX

You can style your JavaFX Scene by CSS as you can read here and here.All this examples show how to apply a specific Stylesheet to one Scene by using https://gist.github.com/hendrikebbers/3d3d4c9629eac999aeda Inside the SceneGraph of this Scene all Nodes will…


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…


Change Java version on Mac OS

2013/02/08 - 23:52 in JavaFX

I'm currently working with JDK 6, 7 and 8 on my MacBook and it's really a pain to switch between this Java version by shell. Because of that I created a tool that can do all the work for you:  The tool shows all Java version that are currently installed on…


This is for the native ones

2013/01/16 - 15:35 in AquaFX, General, JavaFX

As you can read in an earlier post, JavaFX provides the ability to style controls by CSS or code. Most of the techniques you can use to style components are described in this great JavaOne talk by Gerrit Grunwald. The following graphic shows the basic relationship…


Custom UI Controls with JavaFX (Part3)

2013/01/10 - 19:05 in JavaFX

In this post I will explain the basic JavaFX Property API because most of the planed future tutorials will depend on Properties. I will first explain the old Swing way to better understand the idea of the new API and all problems that are solved by it. Properties…