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Kirill Grouchnikov

Kirill Grouchnikov has been writing software since he was in junior high school, and after finishing his BSc in computer science, he happily continues doing it for a living. He is currently working as a senior software developer in a large corporate environment and would like to share his views on the Java community, trends and code writing experience.

 

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Releases, releases

Posted by kirillcool on April 14, 2010 at 11:10 AM PDT

It’s my great pleasure today to announce the availability of releases of the following projects:

Substance 5.3 official release

Posted by kirillcool on September 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM PDT

I am extremely pleased today to announce the availability of the final release for version 5.3 of Substance look-and-feel (code-named Reykjavik).

Animation blueprints for SWT

Posted by kirillcool on August 11, 2009 at 10:20 PM PDT

Over at Pushing Pixels i have ran the series on adding animations to enable rich interactivity expected from modern SWT applications.

Trident 1.0 official release

Posted by kirillcool on July 14, 2009 at 10:07 PM PDT

I am thrilled today to announce the availability of the final release for version 1.0 of Trident animation library for Java applications (code-named Acumen).  Trident aims to simplify the development of rich animation effects in Java based UI applications, addressing both simple and complex scenarios – and you can

Trident animation library - overview and roadmap

Posted by kirillcool on June 26, 2009 at 10:13 AM PDT

Trident is an animation library for Java applications, and this week i’ve written about the concepts behind it and APIs available to interested applications:

Flamingo 4.1 official release

Posted by kirillcool on May 26, 2009 at 9:26 AM PDT

I am pleased today to announce the availability of the final release for version 4.1 of Flamingo component suite (code-named Guenivere). It is a stabilization release that adds a few minor features and fixes all known bugs.

Substance 5.2 official release

Posted by kirillcool on May 26, 2009 at 9:22 AM PDT

I am thrilled today to announce the availability of the final release for version 5.2 of Substance look-and-feel (code-named Quebec).

Animation blueprints for Swing

Posted by kirillcool on May 25, 2009 at 4:02 PM PDT

Over at Pushing Pixels i have ran the series on adding animations to enable rich interactivity expected from modern Swing applications.

Introducing Project Onyx - Animation Blueprints for Swing

Posted by kirillcool on May 15, 2009 at 12:40 PM PDT

Project Onyx aims to provide blueprints for adding animation to Swing applications using the Trident animation engine. Onyx is a Swing RIA that connects to Amazon E-commerce backend and shows a list of albums for a specific performer.

Google's Java editions

Posted by kirillcool on April 18, 2009 at 4:22 PM PDT

Following the announcement of Google App Engine for Java, it’s interesting to see how Sun and Google differ in their analysis of market trends. Traditionally, Sun has three main “versions” of Java: