Ruby Red, the first full release of Leonardo Sketch is ready for download. Leonardo is a desktop open source drawing program written entirely in Java. In this first version of Leonardo, features include:
Full vector drawing with shapes, paths, groups, and images.
Export to PNG, PDF, SVG, and HTML Canvas.
Sharing via Email and Twitter
Integrated Flickr image search
Installer builds for windows...
on Nov 22, 2010
Lots of people have opined on Apple's iPad, many deriding it's closed nature and lack of features. The thing is, those problems don't matter to most people. The iPad isn't for you or me. It's for everyone else. I've spent the last 20 years hoping we would have the technology to build such a device, even though I knew it was a device I would not personally use. But that doesn't matter..
on Feb 4, 2010
You might be wondering where I've been the past few months. JavaFX and Java Store work has definitely heated up, which has taken up the bulk of my time. I've also been working on Project Maitai, a tool for reactive visual artwork, as well as traveling to Sweden to speak at OreDev.
Now that the Oracle acquisition has received approval (or at least been approved to receive approval), I'm hoping...
on Jan 4, 2010
As many of you may know, user interface design is a passion of mine. I want software that both looks pretty and acts well. I've had lots of ideas on the topic, often bleeding over into art and traditional design, in addition to usability. After thinking about it for a couple of years I've finally decided to create a blog dedicated to the topic: www.joshondesign.com
At Josh On Design I'll be...
on Oct 20, 2009