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Blog Archive for kirillcool during November 2008

What, why, when and how - these are the questions that shape the communication between the product developers and their users. Different teams choose different levels of opacity regarding these four questions, and making the answers more opaque over the time leads to a building frustration among the community members. This has been one of the major reasons behind my post on the current state of...
Core Swing is in the process of being retired as a legacy UI technology inside Sun, and last week has marked another sad (yet expected) milestone. According to Jeanette Winzenburg’s post on the SwingLabs java.net forum, Sun has stopped funding of the SwingX project. Announced at JavaOne 2004 under the JDNC brand, SwingLabs has been widely considered as a breeding ground for modern UI...