I am pleased today to announce the availability of the final release for version 4.1 of Flamingo component suite (code-named Guenivere). It is a stabilization release that adds a few minor features and fixes all known bugs.
Here is the list of minor features added in release 4.1:
Multi-row controls in ribbon bands
Rich tooltips for ribbon band expand buttons
Horizontal alignment for wrapped...
I am thrilled today to announce the availability of the final release for version 5.2 of Substance look-and-feel (code-named Quebec). The release notes for version 5.2 contain the detailed information on the contents of this release which include the following:
The new Dust skin
The new Dust Coffee skin
The new Twilight skin
More control over border painting
Visual refresh of Raven Graphite...
Over at Pushing Pixels i have ran the series on adding animations to enable rich interactivity expected from modern Swing applications. The code is part of the Onyx project which aims to provide blueprints for animated Swing applications powered by the Trident animation library, and the series has covered the following:
Part 1 - adding simple animation behavior to such scenarios as component...
Project Onyx aims to provide blueprints for adding animation to Swing applications using the Trident animation engine. Onyx is a Swing RIA that connects to Amazon E-commerce backend and shows a list of albums for a specific performer. It is a pure Swing / Java2D application with only two dependencies - Trident and the classes generated by the wsimport tool from the Amazon E-commerce WSDL.