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Developing a source code editor in JavaFX (on the Eclipse 4 Application Platform)

You’ve chosen e4 and JavaFX as the technologies to implement your cool rich client application. Congrats! In the first iteration you’ve implemented all the form UIs you need in your application which you made flashy with the help of CSS, … Continue reading

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Code editors in general with JavaFX

Yesterday I did a short demo on how one can build code editors with JavaFX while the talk was at Xtextcon most information apply to any code editor you may want to develop with the runtime components developed as part … Continue reading

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“Strange” things about java byte code and consequences for API evolution

Eike posted lately about interesting problem when changing the return type of a method with respect to callers of the method. In his sample he switched from a void to a String return type and suddenly old byte code was … Continue reading

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Strategy of wrapping C++ libraries in Java

This blog post is more of a question to others (probably much more knowledgeable people than me) who have already wrapped C++ libraries in Java. So if you have and the strategy I document as part of this blog post … Continue reading

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Animated path morphing in JavaFX

Inspired by a new feature available on Android Lollipop named AnimatedVectorDrawable I found in this blog post and the availability of the Twitter Emoji I tried to recreate the same using JavaFX. The result can be seen in this short … Continue reading

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London calling

Short notice to people reading my blog – just arrived at Heathrow and heading to the city. I’m here for the Bloomberg Eclipse Hackathon on Saturday – it’s not too late to join!

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Eclipse on JavaFX – Get Dark – The power of JavaFX CSS

This is just a short post based on a question I received on twitter: Can one use JavaFX CSS to theme the IDE? Answer: Of course you can! I don’t know myself why people like the dark themes so much … Continue reading

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