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Wolfgang Zitzelsberger

Wolfgang Zitzelsberger began programming with the Assembler language at a University in Germany, doing Java programming only since 2000. Currently he works as senior developer with a focus on Swing especially Look & Feels and components. As author of Synthetica (Look and Feel) and SyntheticaAddons, he is continually trying to adopt latest technologies for these projects. Further interests are web technologies and graphics art.

 

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Synthetica BlackEye Highlights

Posted by wzberger on November 22, 2009 at 3:18 AM PST

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.

Swing Internals: Paint Order

Posted by wzberger on January 21, 2009 at 2:40 AM PST

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.