As it turns out, yesterday was a momentous day. No, not because of my last post, but thank you for thinking so. Actually, Shannon Hickey finally managed to navigate through the licensing maze (scariest thing since Minotaurs lived on Crete) and the new Beans Binding framework has been released!
Greedy bastard that I am, I downloaded it as soon as I found out it was available. I...
on Apr 3, 2007
Join me now as we explore the murky depths of the Swing Application Framework.
Ok, there is nothing murky about the app framework. Hans is fond of saying that one of the primary goals of the framework is to be able to explain it to someone in one hour. It's a noble goal. In fact, I think Hans' presentation does it pretty well.
Even better than the one-hour goal, in my opinion, is the one-day...
on Apr 2, 2007
I posited in my last blog that Swing application development is about to change for the better. A few years ago the topic of the Swing conversation shifted from the components to the applications. People were no longer just trying to wrap their heads around the toolkit, but instead they started to shift their effort to figuring out how to really write professional applications with this...
on Mar 19, 2007
It's a beautiful spring (the season, not the framework) day here in Colorado so I can't help but be in a good mood as I begin to look forward to JavaOne (the first one I will actually be attending) and bid a fond farewell to the first, but hopefully not last, Desktop Matters conference.
At least one thing became clear at the Desktop Matters conference last week. The way that we write Swing...
on Mar 12, 2007