A huge number of links this week – people really are having fun with JavaFX these days, which is great to see!!
- Hendrik Ebbers has been very busy! This week there are five links of interest related to Hendrik. Firstly, he has a blog post about his upcoming book ‘Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls‘ (in which I was interviewed). Secondly, he has posted some JavaFX CSS-related utilities (to help reduce the boilerplate when building custom controls). Thirdly, he has a post about reactive programming with JavaFX. Fourthly, he has posted a YouTube video of his interview as part of the nighthacking tour, where he talks about DataFX 8. Fifthly, and finally, he was interviewed by Hartmut Schlosser over at jaxenter about ‘The cutting edge of JavaFX‘.
- Tomas Mikula has blogged about monadic operations on ObservableValue. As he says in his post, “First of all, don’t get scared by the word monadic—it just means that there are a few more operations that treat
nullas “value not available.” Anyway, if you have already used Optional, this will all look very familiar.”
- Tom Schindl has posted that e(fx)clipse 0.9.0 has been updated to Kepler SR2. If you’re using e(fx)clipse, you should definitely upgrade!
- Speaking of Tom Schindl, he has also posted an update on his work to get Eclipse running on JavaFX, including a video and a list of the next steps.
- Sean Phillips has posted the source code for his F(X)yz JavaFX 3D visualization library.
- The Ankor app development framework appeared out of the blue this week. It seems to be a framework in a similar vein to OpenDolphin and DataFX.
- Michael Hoffer has been working on an open source app called JavaFXScad, a JavaFX 3D Printing IDE based on JavaCSG.
- Tim Yates has been working on ShadowFX, a Java 8 JavaFX implementation of http://ncase.github.io/sight-and-light/. He posted a video of the result – pretty cool!
- Jens Deters has posted a video of his picmodo application, his “free time project to index pictures with JavaFX”.
- Sven Ruppert has posted part one of his series on Java8 CompletableFuture for JavaFX and CDI.
- Steven Schwenke has open sourced his JavaFX workshop tutorial code.
- Frank Roth has been working on jSona, an open-source JavaFX-based music player.
- Tiancheng Hu has posted a tutorial on “How to make your Android projects more portable to Windows/MacOS (and vice versa)” where he also talks about JavaFX as a frontend.
That’s all for this week – catch you in a weeks time.