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New JMetro JavaFX 11 Compatible Version

Hi again! This time a new version that is, as promised, JavaFX 11 compatible. Keep on reading for details. JMetro 8.5.7 and 11.5.7 versions JMetro code has been divided into 2 branches. The master branch holds the Java 8 compatible JMetro version and “11” branch has the Java 11 compatible version. Versions starting with “11.” will be for Java 11 ...

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JMetro Version 5.5 Released

Version 5.5 of JMetro has just been released. A big update with several added bug fixes, styles and features. A new theme tester sample app has also been added to the samples subproject, which tests several things like for example alignment between controls. I’ll try to keep this post short as I don’t have much time, right now, to blog, ...

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JMetro Version 5.3 Released

Another version of JMetro has just been released. This time version 5.3. With this version a few new styles were added for controls that didn’t have them yet. Also some older styles were tweaked and some bugs were fixed. I’ll also show some of the big companies that are using JMetro. Names like Google, Amazon, etc. Here are the styles ...

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Science Fiction User Interfaces with JavaFX Part 1

Sci-Fi UI Shaped Window created using JavaFX Can Fictional UIs become a Reality? Growing up as an 80’s kid I’ve seen my share of science fiction movies that really inspired me to become quite fond of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) especially the idea of trying to make science fiction UIs possible in the real world. In this and a series ...

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JMetro Version 5.2 Released

Hello again A new update to JMetro has just been released. Two new control styles were added: Titled Pane and Accordion. In addition there have also been tweaks to existing styles and bug fixes. Finally JMetro is now also available through Maven Central. In this post I’ll go into more detail about the just release JMetro version 5.2. JMetro version ...

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J2CL – Better late than never

Last week the Google team has finally published the source code of J2CL framework, which has been discussed since 2015. The idea of translating Java to JavaScript is not new at all, and everyone has had a hard time with Google Web Toolkit long before, yet this product was on the watch of the community like no other – it ...

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JMetro Version 5 Released

Version 5 of Java, JavaFX theme JMetro, has just been released. Here’s what’s new in this version: New Text Area light and dark style; A handful of changes to existing control styles; New CSS variable called accent_color. That as the name suggests, allows you to define the accent color used in JMetro’s controls; A big refactor has been made that ...

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JMetro Version 4.8 Released

Hello again! Version 4.8 of JMetro Java, JavaFX theme has just been released. We’re getting close to version 5.0 which will be the next major release. Here’s the old styles that have been completely revamped: Date Picker Tree View And the old ones that were tweaked or had changes to CSS structure: Table View List View Combo Box Rating Control ...

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GWT with Spring Boot


Intro I’ve been investigating the options for writing UI code in Java recently. In my  previous post I investigated Eclipse RAP and found that it can be integrated with Spring Boot in one executable jar. This time I wanted to do the same trick with GWT. Everyone likes Spring Boot. It makes a lot of things so much cleaner and easier. But ...

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