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Blog Archive for hansmuller during November 2005

It's my fault. The fact that adding a component to a JFrame required one to explicitly add it to the JFrame's "contentPane" is my fault. Early on in Swing's evolution we added a runtime exception that warned developers not to write JFrame.add(myComponent) and it has been raising hackles ever since. Graham Hamilton covered my transgression in his My Favorite (Dead) Java Boilerplate blog and I...
This year, JavaOne Japan is during the week of November 7th in a jaw dropping venue called Tokyo International Forum. On Tuesday Scott Violet, Josh Marianacci, and I made two presentations based on Desktop Java talks from the San Francisco JavaOne: Extreme GUI Makeover, Episode 1: Lookin' Good, and Extreme GUI Makeover, Episode 2: Runnin' Fast. Sessions at JavaOne Japan are shorter,...