FX Experience Has Gone Read-Only
I've been maintaining FX Experience for a really long time now, and I love hearing from people who enjoy my weekly links roundup. One thing I've noticed recently is that maintaining two sites (FX Experience and JonathanGiles.net) takes more time than ideal, and splits the audience up. Therefore, FX Experience will become read-only for new blog posts, but weekly posts will continue to be published on JonathanGiles.net. If you follow @FXExperience on Twitter, I suggest you also follow @JonathanGiles. This is not the end - just a consolidation of my online presence to make my life a little easier!
tl;dr: Follow me on Twitter and check for the latest news on JonathanGiles.net.
A relatively quiet week in desktop Java land, but definitely no less interesting! 🙂
A small list of links this week, but I hope you enjoy nonetheless 🙂
Firstly, a thank you to everyone who pinged me after my announcement that I was leaving Oracle – I received a huge number of emails of appreciation. My ego is now sufficiently inflated – thanks everyone 🙂 Anyway – it’s the start of another week, so here is another batch of links for you to enjoy! 🙂
- David Gilbert has released a new project called JFreeChart-FX that contains the JavaFX extensions for JFreeChart, and alongside this a new version of JFreeChart (v1.5.0) that aligns with this new project as a dependency. This improves the JavaFX support in JFreeChart. Simultaneously, David has made a new release of FXGraphics2D (a small API that allows Java2D code to be reused with the JavaFX Canvas) that removes some private API calls so that it can be used with JDK9.
- Gerrit Grunwald has posted about smoothed charts in JavaFX. Very nice.
- Renato Athaydes has updated LogFX, a simple Log reader supporting color highlighting and able to handle giant files.
- yWorks has a new release of yFiles for JavaFX. This is a commercial diagramming framework.
A little bit of an interesting week this week!