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Amy Fowler - JavaFX 1.3: Growing, Shrinking and Filling

Amy Fowler posted some thoughts about JavaFX 1.3: Growing, Shrinking and Filling -

Establishing dynamic sizing behavior is one of the trickier aspects of GUI layout. For JavaFX 1.3, we’ve introduced the grow/shrink/fill layout preferences on Resizable nodes to support more sensible default resizing behavior of controls and containers out of the box. And while this feature is at first hard to get your head around, once it clicks, it pays. We have to credit this one to Stephen Chin (JFXtras), who proposed this concept from his Grid API...

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