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JavaFX 1.3: Autosizing Everywhere

Resizable nodes (Controls & Containers) generally know best how big they should be and they express this from the inside-out through their “preferred size”; as the node’s internal state changes (content, styling, etc), it’s preferred size usually also changes. When … Continue reading

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JavaFX 1.3: Taming the Layout Beast

In the midst of celebrating JavaFX 1.3‘s performance improvements and CSS-stylable controls, let’s not forget about changes aimed to tame the beast we call “layout”.   My JavaFX 1.2 layout blog covered the fundamentals of bridging our declarative, animating scene-graph … Continue reading

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