Rebound on e(fx)clipse logo

Rebound on e(fx)clipse logo

Tom asked for SVG version of the logo so I converted it from Photoshop to Illustrator, but I could not convert the shadow/glow into vector easily. So made me think about doing a more vector style of the my first design. So here it is as SVG (Download) I then realized...
Updated Look

Updated Look

Finally I updated my website theme as it was looking really dated. Its crazy its been 5 years almost to the day since I created the last one. Hope you like the new look :-). Many thanks to Press75 for their great free wordpress theme Seven Five. I only tweeked a few...
New Synthetica BlackEye Look and Feel

New Synthetica BlackEye Look and Feel

Its always nice to see new Swing Look and Feels. Nice looking new theme for Synthetica. Link: Synthetica BlackEye Highlights Synthetica is based on same Synth Look and Feel that Nimbus is. There are some very neat features which we are supporting in JavaFX like shaped...
New blog launched for JavaFX :: FX Experience

New blog launched for JavaFX :: FX Experience

Back in the summer while Richard Bair and I were at JavaOne we decided that we should launch a new blog together for all our JavaFX related content.  We created fxexperience.com and have started posting lots of interesting blogs there on JavaFX so I hope you will all...
Exciting new Swing GUI builder "GUIDE"

Exciting new Swing GUI builder "GUIDE"

A new Swing GUI builder tool is out in beta called GUIDE. Looking at the videos on the website it looks impressive. Like a more polished version of Netbeans Matisse with some extra goodies. Mindsilver GUIDE

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

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

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...

JavaFX Keynote @ Devoxx 2008

The video,slides and demos are now available for the JavaFX Keynote we gave at Devoxx 2008. You can view the full size version HERE.