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Blog Archive for kirillcool during March 2005

As described here, IDEA is granting free licenses to the open-source community. The (incomplete) list of the licensed projects can be found here. As you can see, the project does not have to be under Apache. One of my projects on this site has been granted such license :)
The popup menus in Swing application are rather standard. Put a few JMenuItems (most probably with icons), spice them up with an assorted selection of JSeparators, and your plain boring popup is ready for the outside world to see. The immediate solution to creating custom menu items is, of course, using some lively look'n'feel scheme. However, you don't have to go that far to bring your popup...
Lately I have been thinking a lot about my complete lack of intention to install Linux at home. It may appear that I am a perfect target for another successful conversion of tech-savvy Windows user to the free new world. Most certainly I can follow all steps in the installation guide (if I don't fall asleep following all the instructions in a 140-page PDF guide). I might even enjoy the (reported...