Posted by gfx
on September 21, 2005 at 3:10 AM PDT
Better late than never, here is the first installment of the Synth Week. If you like cool features and crappy drawings, click the link!
Chase Away Those Fierce Nightmares
In Tiger and early Mustang builds, Synth falls short providing a versatile, efficient and easy to use way to load a theme. Only one method is offered to load a Synth theme, the mischievous
SynthLookAndFeel.load(). Albeit easy to use, this method suffers from critical limitations.
When your program invokes it, two parameters must be specified: an input stream containing the XML theme and a
Class used to resolve resources path. If the theme declares using the picture