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Blog Archive for kirillcool during July 2007

I’m very happy to report that NetBeans developers have unrolled the changes that broke the Substance NetBeans module (reported in early May on NetBeans bug tracker). And so, if you’re using the daily builds of NetBeans 6.0 (after July 26th), you can install the latest development drop of Substance 4.0 module (code-named Key Largo). Many thanks to NetBeans team and Standa Aubrecht in...
First of all, thanks to all those who came to listen to my presentation yesterday at OSCON 2007. The presentation slides are available in the PowerPoint2007 and PDF formats. I'm also planning a series of articles on my other blog to go more deeply into the various parts of the Swing painting pipeline. And now some stray thoughts that went through my head on the plane back as i started comparing...
I guess it's because of all the free evenings one gets during the summer (the hit TV shows take long breaks, and not too many major DVD releases), so i've been pretty busy over at Pushing Pixels, writing about the new functionality in the Substance and its plugin for SwingX. There are a few new skins in the latest 4.0dev drops, Magma, Autumn, Mist Silver, Mist Aqua, Nebula and Nebula Brick Wall...
Here is a silly trick that a friend of mine has sent me. Copy the following JavaScript bit and paste it to the address bar of your browse (for some reason it doesn't work on this specific page, so try it one the main java.net page for instance). Enjoy the ride :) javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.images ; DIL= DI.length;...