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Romain Guy

Romain is a French student currently working as an intern with the Swing Team at Sun Microsystems. His numerous other works include being a journalist for computing magazines and translating books for O'Reilly France. He has been using Java for many years and now puts as much time and efforts he can in UI design and Java for the desktop programming.

 

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I like rich applications. I love to develop rich applications. I foster rich applications development. And guess what? I find web development boring and damn annoying. Asides from being a student...

The Plastic look and feel family is very well known and widely used among Java community. That said I am often disappointed to see some programmers plug...

Sun Microsystems has just relased the new Sun Ultra 20 Workstation, a powerful Opteron workstation you can see in action at...

It seems, after all, that Glass Fish was much much more than it looked like. Sun indeed released Sun App Server...

The NetBeans Day took place at The Argent Hotel in San Francisco, just a few blocks away from the Moscone center. To make a long story short, it was a great day and it was a huge success.

We are living interesting times. We recently saw NetBeans rise to quickly catch up with Eclipse. And as we'll all learn on Sunday, during NetBeans Day, NetBeans even outmatches Eclipse in some...

Yesterday, Steve Jobs proudly announced the 3rd major transition in Apple's history. After the move from the 68000 family to the PowerPC and after the move from MacOS 9 to beloved MacOS X, Apple...

Ever since Microsoft added support for sub pixel anti aliasing in Windows (a well known technology they decided to label ClearType) many people wanted to get it in Swing. Sure we had access to...

J2SE 1.5 introduced a brand new look and feel called Synth. As you might already know, this look and feel is really a skin engine based on XML files. You can use it to easily create a new look and...