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Blog Archive for jonathansimon during June 2004

You guys know by now my stance on native look and feel support. I saw some demos showing native looking apps on Mac, Windows and Linux. Very impressed. I know I talk alot about the need to look native. That's definitely my problem space, but I also definitely realize the need to have an application that looks absolutely identical between different platforms. Sun is taking the right approach --...
"JDIC will enable applications written for the Java platform (Java applications) to integrate more seamlessly with their native desktop environment." I wish it did. I really wish it did... but it doesn't. I, and other Swing developers, have spent hours upon hours under the magnifying glass -- literally -- using the Windows zoom tools to make sure all of the layouts and components are aligning...