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Blog Archive for elevy during July 2007

In my last blog I explained how I built a Dock bar using the Timing Framework and the Glass pane. This one is a continuation, where I explain briefly a slight improvement on the bouncing effect. You can try the new version with Java Web Start: (again jdk 1.6+). Here is the source code under GPL. The improvement is to get the icons to bounce lower and lower after each cycle. I am pretty sure that...
With the timing framework and the glass panel, you can create almost any UI component. Offering cool and complex behaviors. In this blog I present a version of a launch bar (Dock). Here is a screen shot of it in action: To give it justice, you should try running the demo with Java Web Start: (again jdk 1.6+). Here is the source code under GPL. The component extends JPanel. That provides the...