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Blog Archive for joshy during February 2008

Before I dive into my second doodle I'd like to mention the following Groodle. Allow me to explain. Andres Almiray saw my first JavaFX Doodle and decided to recreate it using the GraphicsBuilder syntax of Groovy; hence a Groodle! :) His first version is verbose, but later he updated it using the new alias syntax to be more compact. JavaFX is still a more concise syntax (IMHO), but Groovy is...
Travel, travel, and more travel. Between many FX related meetings, tech conferences, the holidays, and my wife's travel, I have been in an airport about once a week since June. Clearly whoever said technology would remove the need for travel never had to work on JavaFX. I'm sure technology will abolish travel one day, though, just as offices no longer use paper. :) So in case you are interested...
About four years ago when I started my blog I created a series of posts called Swing Hacks. This series eventually formed the basis of my similarly named book with Chris Adamson and led to my job at Sun. I think the series was successful. I still get an amazing number of hits to Swing Hacks 4, the Universal Right Click. I wish I had carried the series longer, however, since there was probably...