Synthetica V2.9 (Swing Look and Feel) comes along with a new theme called Synthetica BlackEye Look and Feel. Below you'll find a short summary of the most important highlights.
Support of round rectangle window shapes - The BlackEye theme uses a round rectangle as window shape. As you maybe know you can do similar things by translucent window support since V2.8. However because translucency can...
on Nov 22, 2009
Generally in Swing you can specify the paint order by applying component Z-Order (see Container#setComponentZOrder). This method is useful as long as you're using a null layout or a layout manager which makes use of constraints.
The disadvantage of using #setComponentZOrder is that it can affect component position. The image below demonstrates the output of a simple test case with Line-Axis...
on Jan 21, 2009