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08 Apr, 2009

Griffon SwingX Fest testing

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

This is the third installment of my Griffon SwingSet experiment. If you’re coming late to the party (and would like to know just what the heck I’m talking about) you can catch up by reading this and this. So the SwingX demo has 3 sliders that affect integer values on the JXBusyLabel. Using the Groovy […]

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05 Apr, 2009

SwingX busy label demo in Griffon and Groovy

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The first demonstration panel in the SwingLabs demo is for the JXBusyLabel, a simple component that does exactly what it says – inform Users of the application that progress is occurring. The setup is highly configurable, allowing changes to the color, shape and size of the rendered label. The SwingX demonstration makes use of an […]

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05 Apr, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-05

Posted by: TheKaptain In: TweetTweet

Aaah. The meetings are finally over! Now if only I felt like I got anything done today:( # @kerrywright meetings always make me feel less productive. And finding a room for the team isn’t as ex as it used to be in reply to kerrywright # @kerrywright LOL. Make that ex in reply to kerrywright […]

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03 Apr, 2009

Griffon bash completion…

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

… means I don’t have to remember all of the available Griffon commands. My primary development platform is a Mac, so I used MacPorts to install the bash-completion package long ago. This script is based entirely on the excellent maven completion script documented here on willcodeforbeer. It does the same job for Griffon and includes […]

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03 Apr, 2009

SwingSet on Griffon

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

So as  as learning experience, I’ve decided to try cutting the  SwingSet demo application over to Groovy and Griffon. To make it a little more interesting, I’m going to base it off of the SwingX version. The SwingX widgets have been a pleasure to work with in the past, and with the swingX plugin, it […]

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01 Apr, 2009

The first two chapters of Griffon In Action

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Documentation up until now has been sparse to be sure, but judging by the first two chapters of the MEAP for Griffon in Action, this book is going to be worth every penny. I’ve experimented a bit with Griffon a bit lately, but still being somewhat of a Groovy noob, I don’t think that the […]

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