A very late “Nimbus is Done” blog!

Wow its been crazy, we have finally finished Nimbus for 6u10 and release candidate is out there Java 6u10 RC Download, have done Java One and I am now knee deep in Java FX. I have about 10 half completed blogs and just never seem to find the time to finish them. As...

Nimbus: Large, Small, Mini Components

In the original design for Nimbus there were large,small and mini versions of components. Small and mini components are very useful when you are creating tool pallets or other UI where space is very tight. Apple recently added this to their new look and feel in the...

JavaOne 2008 Papers

Its already that time of year again to start writing up all your great ideas for Java One Desktop talks for next year. Its only two and a half weeks till they close for submissions so hurry up. Click here for details for paper submission. I am planning on submitting a...

Nimbus Early Access

Finally a version you can all go and play with. Nimbus is coming out as part of “Java SE 6 update N” formerly known as the “Consumer Release” and “Project Hamburg”. Well whatever it is called it contains a decent version of the new...

Nimbus almost done

Finally we are almost done with Nimbus and I am very pleased with the way it looks. There are many small details that need to be pollished and a couple of big ones like tabs but they will all be done by the time it gets released. I thought it might be time to tease...

Nimbus L&F Update

So it has been a while since I blogged about Nimbus, Java One has come and gone and I am sure you are all wondering whats happening to it. Well things have changed for Nimbus since it was announced at Desktop Matters conference in March. The initial plan was for...