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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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Animated Effects through JavaFX Callouts

In this article you will learn how to use JavaFX’s animation APIs to create callouts. You can see a demo of these callouts in action on my Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTHbB0LRdT4. What Is a Callout? I’m sure you’ve seen commercials or sci-fi movies using callouts appearing over the top of an image to indicate objects in a scene. In this ...

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FXRibbon Version 1.2 Released

This time, something different. An update to FXRibbon, Microsoft like ribbon control for Java (JavaFX). After an issue request to make FXRibbon better prepared to be updated to Java 9, and beyond, I took the opportunity to also add some features, make some aesthetic adjustments, fix some withstanding bugs, further clean up the project, and overall polish it. The end result ...

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Fluent Design Style Progress Bar For Java, JavaFX

As promised, the just released Java, JavaFX theme JMetro version 4.6 brings a new style for the Progress Bar. The Progress Bar has two possible states: determinate and indeterminate and the new JMetro version has different styles for these two. In this post I’ll also go into a few details about some API design principles I abide by in JMetro. JMetro API ...

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Fluent Design Style Slider For Java, JavaFX

JMetro’s Java, JavaFX theme version has just been bumped up to version 4.2.  This version brings a new style to the Slider control. Besides this, you can also now see a popup showing you the current value of the Slider. New Slider style Following is the old JMetro Slider style: For this theme I had to create a new skin. ...

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Fluent Design Style Toggle Switch For Java, JavaFX

Hi, this time I’m going to talk about the new Toggle Switch style in the new version of JMetro. Toggle Switch is a control that has become very popular in recent years. I added a JavaFX implementation some time ago to the ControlsFX library. This new style is available in JMetro version 4.1 that has just been released. What’s a ...

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