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Call to verify responsiveness of your JavaFX UIs

Recently Jim Weaver installed my little picture indexing app “picmodo” for a demo on his Surface Pro and the GUI became a pice of junk. Obviously the basic font size of JavaFX on ...
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Swing and JavaFX: working with JFXPanel

I soon will have to deal with JavaFX in a Swing based fat client – oh sorry, of course I meant “multi-layered rich-client”! So this brings me to have a look at the JFXPanel. The ...
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JavaFX Tip 15: ListView Autoscrolling

I recently had to implement autoscrolling functionality for FlexGanttFX and thought that my solution might be useful for others. You find the basic concepts of it in the listing below. ...
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New Custom Control: TaskProgressView

I have written a new custom control and commited it to the ControlsFX project. It is a highly specialized control for showing a list of background tasks, their current status and progress. ...
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JavaFX Tip 14: StackPane Children – Hidden But Not Gone

Another short tip: Swing provides a layout manager called CardLayout, which manages a set of components (cards) inside a container but always only shows one of them. The method CardLayout.show(Container, ...
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JavaFX Tip 13: Study Modena CSS File

This is the easiest and shortest tip so far. If you want to do any of the following things:learn how to use CSS make your custom controls look like the standard controls reuse an ...
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Validation in java (javafx)

Validation is one thing that’s missing from the core javafx framework. To fill in this gap there is already a 3rd party validation library that’s present in controlsfx. However ...
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FX Playground

Introduction FX Playground is a JavaFX-based prototyping tool or live editor that eliminates the step of compiling Java code. This concept isn’t new, for instance the Web world there ...
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JavaFX Tip 12: Define Icons in CSS

When you are a UI developer coming from Swing like me then there is a good chance that you are still setting images / icons directly in your code. Most likely something like this:                 import ...
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JavaFX Tip 11: Updating Read-Only Properties

Custom controls often feature “read-only” properties. This means that they can not be set from outside the control, not even from their own skin class. It is often the behaviour ...
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