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Greg Brown

Greg Brown is a senior software architect with nearly two decades of experience developing client and server-based applications in both a services and R&D capacity. He is currently a member of the JavaFX team at Oracle, where he is primarily responsible for FXML, a markup language for constructing JavaFX user interfaces. He is also the founder of Apache Pivot, an open source platform for building rich Internet applications in Java. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

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I am pleased to announce the release of Apache Pivot 2.0. Apache Pivot is an open-source platform for building installable Internet...

The question of how to combine Swing and Apache Pivot components comes up often enough that I thought I would write a quick blog entry about it.

I am happy to announce the release of Apache Pivot 1.5! Apache Pivot (http://pivot.apache.org) is a platform for building rich Internet applications (RIAs) in...

Pivot has graduated to a top-level Apache Project! The official press release went out this morning:

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The Pivot development team is happy to announce the release of Apache Pivot 1.3. Apache Pivot is a platform for building rich internet applications...

It has been a while since I have written about Pivot, so I thought I would put together a quick entry to highlight a few of the things we have been...

The first of three articles exploring some of the new features in Pivot 1.1 has just been posted over at InsideRIA. Check it out:

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The Pivot development team is happy to announce the release of Apache Pivot version 1.1! Pivot is an open-source platform for building rich...

Pivot is a platform for building rich internet applications that run in the Java Plugin. While Pivot applications are often built using a combination of XML...

Pivot 1.0.1 contains a couple features we wanted to get in for version 1.0 but didn't have time, as well as a number of minor bug fixes. Specifically, component skins are now all drawn using...

To help developers get up and running with Pivot more quickly, we've posted a Pivot "starter kit" at pivot-toolkit.org. This zip...

The Pivot development team is happy to announce the release of Pivot 1.0. Pivot is an open-source framework for building high-quality, cross-platform applications that are deployable both via the...

I came across this Flex demo the other day that demonstrates the use of fixed...


I've recently been reading through the excellent Filthy Rich Clients book by Chet Haase and Romain...

A little over a year ago, I wrote a blog entry describing how I thought applets could regain viability as an application development platform ("...

For all of the (arguably justifiable) buzz AJAX is getting these days, it can still be a pretty painful technology to use for developing web applications. JavaScript, the programming language used...