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Creating A CAD Application In Java (JavaFX)

A few days ago I finished a CAD application whose purpose is to calculate the energy efficiency of Dwellings (or multiple Dwellings). It can be seen as an application similar to Autocad (which is used in Civil Engineering, Architecture, etc) but with the specific purpose to do energy efficiency assessment. After about 1 year of development, me and my client ...

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JMetro Version 8.6.11 And 11.6.11 Released

Hi. Another release of JMetro. This time 2 new control have been restyled, bug fixes and other small tweaks. I hope you are all staying safe and well in this strange times. Keep on reading for details. New ColorPicker Style Following is an animation of the new ColorPicker style LIGHT and DARK: ColorPicker JMetro Light style ColorPicker JMetro Dark style ...

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JavaFX Tip 32: Need Icons? Use Ikonli!

Motivation I have been coding JavaFX applications and libraries since 2013 and one thing they all had in common was that I needed to find good icons / graphics that I could use for them. As a former Swing developer I started by using image files, GIFs or PNGs. Normally I would license a library like the “O-Collection” from IconExperience ...

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JMetro Version 11.6.8 And 8.6.8 Released

Another release, this time a shorter update. Writing documentation and blog posts is a bit of a bummer, but I thought I had to update the documentation since it’s been about a year or more since it hasn’t been updated. So for this release I also focused on that. Here’s the link: Javafx Theme JMetro page. The documentation page has ...

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JMetro Version 11.6.5 And 8.6.5 Released

Hello again. Having styled all JavaFX controls in the SDK plus a few more that didn’t exist and some others from other libraries. Subsequent versions will be about tweaking JMetro existing styles or adding some others styles from other controls of third party libraries. That is the case with this release. Here’s what’s new: 3 new controls styles;tweaks to JMetro ...

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JMetro Version 11.6 And 8.6 Released

Back again with another JMetro release. This one marks a big milestone, with the style additions in this release, all JavaFX controls from the JavaFX library now have a JMetro style. Besides that, there is also a new JMetro style for ControlsFX StatusBar, style tweaks to existing styles, bug fixes, etc. Keep on reading for details. JMetro X.6 Release Details ...

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JMetro Version 11.5.11 And 8.5.11 Released

Hi there again. One more version with new JMetro styles (dark and light versions): Split Menu ButtonSplit PanePill Button / Segmented Button Tweaks to existing styles and bug fixes. Keep on reading for details. Split Menu Button Following is an animation showing the new Split Menu Button JMetro light and dark style: Pill Button / Segmented Button Segmented Button is ...

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JMetro Version 11.5.10 And 8.5.10 Released

Here we are again with another version of JMetro. New additions in this version: New style for controls inside ToolbarNew editable ComboBox styleSome tweaks to other stylesSome fixes Keep on reading for details. Editable ComboBox New Style The editable ComboBox of previous versions of JMetro looked quite bad, mostly because, well, they didn’t actually have a defined style. Below you ...

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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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