Finally, after having to wait for few more weeks then originally planned, SwingX-0.9.4 is released. The main changes in this version were previously announced cleanup of the API, added switch to completely disable caps lock detection in
LoginPane and about 45 bug fixes.
Not so long ago I talked to Boris about Magnolia's new website and the problems with displaying blogs of developers using existing rss paragraph. While this paragraph allows displaying content of the feed on the fly there are several issues with the paragraph.
The stable release of Magnolia 3.6 will soon be out and it will ship with a brand new cache system implemented from scratch. The intention was not to reinvent the wheel, instead, the new cache system decouples Magnolia's presentation layer from the underlying cache mechanisms and allows to plug in any cache engine of choice.
0.9.3 release instead of concentrating on new features, delivers bug fixes for most pressing issues and should provide users with stable and usable code. This is ever more important as there will be some API changes made as a part of API cleanup planned for release 0.9.4.
I never wrote anything about Magnolia on this blog yet, so for those of you who never heard of it here comes a brief summary. If you know what Magnolia is about, feel free to skip to the next paragraph. Magnolia is a Content Management System (CMS).
Few months ago drive in my notebook stopped working and I lost some data which I was very sorry about. That's when I started to look into some backup solution. Then recently I found this little (physical size wise) disk - WD MyBook World Edition 2TB.
First, but hopefully not last version this year.
SwingX 0.9.2 is out. Download here.
This release brings in over 100 bug fixes. Along with the fixes comes also removal of all deprecated code. I know this is one of the unpopular things but had to be done sooner or later as we are getting closer to 1.0 release.
JXBusyLabelhave been in SwingX for quite while. Introduced by Josh while ago component and associated painter have provided developers with ability to enrich their applications with nice infinite progress bar component. The initial version have been bit limited - it was not possible to scale the indicator, speed have been fixed, shape and trajectory have been fixed as well.
Finally, SwingX is in central maven repository.
Use following dependency definition to add it to your build:
It is barely a month ago I have announced SwingX 0.9 release. Since then SwingX have seen renewed interest from users and some major work done on the backlog by its commiters. Due to this and due to the fact that we have managed to fix about 75 issues within last month, I'm happy to announce next release: