Author Archives: Amy Fowler
I’ve got a date tomorrow morning with a laptop, JavaFX, and a mic: Interface Layout with JavaFX2.0 Wednesday, 10:00 AM, Hotel Nikko – Nikko Ballroom II/III I’ll be speaking about all the topics I’ve been meaning to blog about.
Office drawers are like attics. The other day I opened one and found a stack of pictures. This was the Java Client team in late 1996. Left to Right: Jim Graham, Rick Levenson, Tim Prinzing, Georges Saab, Jonni Kanerva, Jeannette … Continue reading
JavaFX2.0 Beta is out. We’ve taken advantage of the language shift to extensively remodel the layout APIs based on a year’s worth of tire-kicking. This article (the first in a series) will introduce you to the basics. In … Continue reading
At last night’s JavaOne JDK BOF, the question was posed, “What are the JDK plans for Swing?” Mark Reinhold noticed me skulking in the audience and bounced the question: “Aim?”. Caught a bit off guard, I answered a pat “it’s … Continue reading
There is no place like San Francisco in September. But aside from blue skies, I can say as someone who has been part of JavaOne since 1996 that I’m ecstatic that our newly acquired focus is returning to our roots … Continue reading
Establishing dynamic sizing behavior is one of the trickier aspects of GUI layout. For JavaFX 1.3, we’ve introduced the grow/shrink/fill layout preferences on Resizable nodes to support more sensible default resizing behavior of controls and containers out of the … Continue reading