The other day I googled for information on nice-looking fonts
for Java2D and found nothing; this entry is largely to help future
A poorly-rendered typeface can really ruin my day. I'm passionate
about creating beautiful software. Well, for the sake of those who've
seen my code, I should clarify: beautiful user interfaces.
With a tip of the hat to Casablanca, I'm shocked--SHOCKED--to read the really rather embarrassing blog entries from folks in the community about the state of Java in Apple's latest OS release (see David Herron's blog for a round up of some).
It turns out that Swing in Leopard represents a huge le
I'm blogging about Desktop Matters over at my personal blog. Some of the interesting news so far is that JIDE is open-sourcing 1/3 of their code, a new cross-platform look-and-feel designed by Sun called Nimbus, and more...
Hard to believe that Desktop Matters is finally upon us.
Iâ€™m writing some Java2D code, and I notice that IDEA (my code editor) highlighted parts of my code:
Check out the caption at the bottom of the window. It turns out (as any good Java2D programmer knows) Iâ€™m reversing the width and height arguments â€” but how did IDEA know?
Continuing my series of updates on Desktop Matters, I'm happy to say we've given the agenda much more shape since my last posting. The show continues to be one track, but we've expanded out a touch to one and a half days.
Check it out and let me know what you think!
We've got the final dates locked in for Desktop Matters: March 8-9 in at the Wyndham in San Jose, California.