Spending a week in Germany is nice, monday morning I went to Mainz for the JAX 2010 and started the first day visiting the Agile Day presentations. Interesting that in every presentation Scrum and XP are part of the keywords. Also one of the most interesting sentence was the questions Mr. Roock asked his customers … Mehr Agile Day
A really good high level video to existing JSRs regarding Swing Desktop Applications. http://it-republik.de/jaxenter/news/JAX-TV-Swing-Application-Framework-054008.html
I wish everyone a happy and successful new year 2010.
After discussing the startup in the last post I continue on the shutdown of a Java application. Typically when the application frame (or window) closes the user is asked if he really wants to exit. If he commits this the application exits while closing the application. In the other case the application might restart or … Mehr Swing Application Shutdown
The startup of an application is one of the based parts where a framework support is very helpful because especially with Java Swing. In Swing there is the Event Dispatch Thread (EDT) which executes any UI related stuff. So anything that is related to UI should be executed in this thread, even the creation of … Mehr Swing Application Startup
Working on Java Swing is sometimes not the easiest! Today I came across a problem with the Java6 Splash-Screen feature where you can define the splash screen in the manifest file. I wanted to see when the splash screen gets shown and when it gets disposed. The screen really gets shown when the JVM starts, … Mehr Java 6 Splash-Screen
With the existing stream of building rich internet applications (RIAs) I also have to look at this technology. So I started learning Adobe Flex because after some talk with collegues and looking around it looks like this is the most stable and widely used technology. JavaFX is just starting and has still a long way … Mehr Learning Adobe Flex