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Dean Iverson and I have been working on an open source project called GroovyFX that provides a Groovy binding that sits on the new JavaFX 2.0 platform. Dean has written a good blog on how to get started with GroovyFX here. It is already a little dated, but if you ignore the JavaFX build numbers and just download the…Continue
One of the cool new features of the JavaFX 2.2 developer preview release is a new Canvas node that allows you to do free drawing within an area on the JavaFX scene similar to the HTML 5 Canvas. You can download this release for Windows, Mac, and Linux from JavaFX Developer Preview.
Being adventurous, I decided to take the JavaFX Canvas for a spin around the block. In doing…Continue
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We might have to store Social Security Numbers. We REALLY don't want to do this in our own database, we'd like some external 'vault' service that stores them encrypted and getting to them is difficult. Does anyone have any ideas along these lines?Continue
Does anyone care to share their suggestions for documentation?I'm asking because I recently had to change a program I wrote more than five years ago. I'd always thought that I've done a good job of documentation. But going through it was difficult.…Continue
If your interested in playing with Java on Raspberry PI - another round of the "Oracle Massive Open Online Course: Develop Java Embedded Applications Using a Raspberry Pi" is starting May 19th. You can find more details and…Continue
I'm doing some Paypal work using Ruby on Rails, with test accounts in the 'sandbox', the area that duplicates the functionality of Paypal but without transfering any actual funds. I'm working on getting the authorization & capture process…Continue
Started by Kevin Neelands in Testing Jul 2, 2013.
Is there any knowledge on the horizon on integrating JavaFX into Netbeans in the same way Swing is integrated into it? Currently, as I know it, you can generated a JavaFX gui - which generates a type of xml which you then need to import it into…Continue
Started by Mike Bivins in Java Dec 11, 2012.
Hello all:It has been a few months since my last question. Had a lot of other projects taking up my time, but I am back to fighting with my Planetarium lighting controller. I have it working, but I am sure it could be more efficient and prettier…Continue
Started by Paul Stearns in Java Jun 20, 2012.
Hello all:I have been working on a GUI interface for controlling lights in a planetarium. I had some trouble getting the communication to happen, and received some help from this forum to get past that hurdle. I now have a functioning GUI that I…Continue