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Blog Archive for forax during July 2006

After my previous post about Scripting for end users, i've made the promise to explain how to create a script aware desktop application. I think it's a good counterpart of the basics described in Scripting for the Java Platform. So let me introduce a little OpenOffice Calc clone. The spreadsheet is composed of cells, each cell contains two objects : the source of the script and a compiled...
After reading the John O'Conner Blog about scripting, i want to share some thoughts. First, embedding script in a desktop application is not new, Mozilla Firefox, Open Office Writer/Calc (Microsoft Word/Excel) already provide a scripting environment to their end users since years. While i'm not convinced by the fact that applications fully written with script are easy to maintain, i fully...
Preamble : this is my first blog entry, so champagne!! Ok, you have perhaps notice it, the signature of the SwingWorker's process method change in the last beta (b92), and you can blame someone for that ... me. I'm proud to have reported this bug (6432565) even if for patch it, the interface of SwingWorker has been changed. After all the JDK is still in beta. SwingWorker is used to publish...