Time to close the polls

It seemed like it was time to close the polls, I don’t think there is a clear answer across all platforms. On windows there is a clear winner for the native look and that makes sense as Windows LAF has had a huge amount of work put into it over that last 5 years...
Breakdown of what should be default LAF for Java 7

Breakdown of what should be default LAF for Java 7

After watching the voting and reading the comments I have noticed two things: First is from 30 votes to 800 votes the percentages have hardly changed which means we seem to be falling on a conclusion. Native LAF has varied from 59% to 63% so nothing major and is a...
Which Look and Feel should be default in Java 7

Which Look and Feel should be default in Java 7

The other day I was discussing with colleagues if Nimbus should be the default LAF(Look and Feel) for Swing application. The current default LAF is Ocean which is a spiced up theme for Metal which has been the Swing default LAF since the beginning. It feels like with...

Devoxx 2008: JavaFX 1.0 SDK Talk

Parleys.com has posted the first of our JavaFX talks from Devoxx 2008. You can watch it here or as a bigger version on Parleys.com. This talk is the 1 hour version covering the JavaFX Language, Scene Graph and Animation presented by Richard Bair and Martin Brehovsky,...