FontAwesomeFX 8.2 released

I made some refactorings and have now released FontAwesomeFX 8.2 containing some (more or less) minor changes: Icon enums renamed: ‘*Name’ is now ‘*Icons’ (e.g. ‘FontAwesomeIcons’ instead of ‘FontAwesomeIconName’) added a ‘BLANK’ icon to both FontAwesomeIcons and WeatherIcons which is in fact unicode ‘\u0020’ (SPACE) (@dlemmermann! ;-)) GlyphsBuilder: icon(GlyphIconName glyphIconName) is now glyph(GlyphIcons glyph) removed… Continue Reading FontAwesomeFX 8.2 released

Introducing: FontAwesomeFX 8.1

I have started a new major of FontAwesomeFX. First of all the new container for an icon character now extends javafx.scene.text.Text instead of javafx.scene.control.Label (see this post for details, many thanks to Peter Schulz for the hint!). If you know former versions of FontAwesomeFX you may notice that AwesomeDude is now called GlyphsDude, AwesomeIconsStack is… Continue Reading Introducing: FontAwesomeFX 8.1

FontAwesomeFX 8.0.13 released

FontAwesomeFX 8.0.13 comes with 40 new icons (FontAwesome 4.3.0) Many thanks to Steffen Rachner for his pull request! Download Binaries: Download Sources available at Bitbucket Maven: <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>fontawesomefx</artifactId> <version>8.0.13</version> </dependency>

How to allow users to customize the UI

Idea Take advantage of the declarative design pattern of JavafX/FXML and allow users to customize a certain view without any coding just by opening it with e.g. SceneBuilder to re-arrange the layout or add new controls or even change the style according to the users needs. The FXML file + CSS can be basically be… Continue Reading How to allow users to customize the UI

FontAwesomeFX 8.0.10 released

FontAwesomeFX 8.0.10 introduces Stacked Icons and FXML support Binaries: Download Sources: Bitbucket Maven: <dependency> <groupId>de.jensd</groupId> <artifactId>fontawesomefx</artifactId> <version>8.0.10</version> </dependency> Stacked Icons FontAwesome is featuring Stacked Icons which is clearly also for JavaFX Applications this is a useful feature. To support Stackend Icons FontAwesomeFX 8.0.10 comes with two new classes: AwesomeIconsStack and Icon. AwesomeIconsStack is basically a… Continue Reading FontAwesomeFX 8.0.10 released