Introducing fontawesomefx-examples project

Some people asked me about a FontAwesomeFX tutorial. Now I started a new project: fontawesomefx-examples at GitHub! The examples will always reflect the latest version of FontAwesomeFX (currently 8.12 which can be loaded from Bintray) and I am going to extend it soon to show all stuff which provided by the lib. FontAweseomFX 8.12 release… Continue Reading Introducing fontawesomefx-examples project

ShichimiFX 1.0.5 released

I have released ShichimiFX 1.0.5. Get more info and the code from my ShichimiFX Bitbucket Repo Maven <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>shichimifx</artifactId> <version>1.0.5</version> </dependency> UI for Refuel This release contains a Frontend for Refuel an application update API written by Dino Tsoumakis which is used with MQTT.fx 0.0.13.

ShichimiFX 1.0.4 released

I have released ShichimiFX 1.0.4. Get the code from my ShichimiFX Bitbucket Repo Maven <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>shichimifx</artifactId> <version>1.0.4</version> </dependency> This release contains 2 new utility classes I needed for MQTT.fx‘s script editing function Desktop and Shell. By now I used to open a script for editing with the system default editor via java.awt.Desktop. So far… Continue Reading ShichimiFX 1.0.4 released

ShichimiFX 1.0.3 released

I have released ShichimiFX 1.0.3. Get the code from my ShichimiFX Bitbucket Repo Maven <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>shichimifx</artifactId> <version>1.0.3</version> </dependency> This release mostly focuses on the ConsoleStream. I have fixed some performance issues. Also optionally now an alternate stream can be given, e.g. to pass through System.out. This is used for displaying the logging stream in… Continue Reading ShichimiFX 1.0.3 released

ShichimiFX 1.0.1 released

I have added extracted some more classes from my application projects (e.g. from MQTT.fx) and added them as new features to ShichimiFX (and released 1.0.1). Get the code from my ShichimiFX Bitbucket Repo Maven <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>shichimifx</artifactId> <version>1.0.1</version> </dependency> AnimationDude Provides support for Fade-in/Fade-out-Transition of controls: AnimationDude.addInOutFadeTransition(Duration duration, Node node) AnimationDude.addInOutFadeTransition(Duration duration, Node nodeToFade, Node… Continue Reading ShichimiFX 1.0.1 released

FontAwesomeFX 8.0.9 with 40 new icons

I have updated FontAwesomeFX and released version 8.0.9. A few days ago the FontAwesome 4.2.0 was released with 40 additional icons (FontAwesome now contains 479 icons). Also I added a simple browser to preview all contained icons. You can start it via: de.jensd.fx.fontawesome.test.IconOverview Download Binaries Sources @ Bitbucket Maven Artifact: <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>fontawesomefx</artifactId> <version>8.0.9</version> </dependency>

How to get rid of focus highlighting in JavaFX

Today I was asked if I know a way to get rid of the focus-highlighting of JavaFX controls (respectively buttons): Most posts and tipps regarding this issue suggesting to adding: .button:focused { -fx-focus-color: transparent; } But with this style a glow like this is still left: To get rid of this glow also often suggested… Continue Reading How to get rid of focus highlighting in JavaFX

“somehow more organic”: how to create a ‘noisy’ gradient in JavaFX

If you always wondered why some regions on your Mac, Websites or in your Smartphone-Apps look somehow more organic than a plain coloured area or even an region with a gradient, have a closer look! Zooming into these areas shows that they are a bit “noisy”. This effect can be created very easily with CSS… Continue Reading “somehow more organic”: how to create a ‘noisy’ gradient in JavaFX

FontAwesomeFX: 4.0.1 support

Refer for latest updates here. Hi, I just have updated FontAwesomeFX to support currently released FontAwesome 4.0.1 with all of it’s 369 Icons. Please note that some enum values have been changed, e.g. former AwesomeIcon.SIGNOUT is now AwesomeIcon.SIGN_OUT. Also I have added some convenience methods to the helper class: AwesomeDude.setIcon(TreeItem treeItem, AwesomeIcon icon) { AwesomeDude.setIcon(TreeItem… Continue Reading FontAwesomeFX: 4.0.1 support