Nimbus: The New Face of Swing – JavaOne 2008

I am just reviewing the submissions for JavaOne 2009 and was looking back at what we did for JavaOne 2008 and noticed Sun has posted the slides with audio from our session on Nimbus last year. So if you are interested in Nimbus and were not fortunate enough to be...
UI Design: Palm Pre

UI Design: Palm Pre

While I am on the topic of UI Design I Palm released their new handset this week called the “Palm Pre” it looks very nicely designed and should be good competition to the iPhone and Android if it works as well is it looks good. Looking though the...
New UI elements in iLife/iWork 09

New UI elements in iLife/iWork 09

Today I came across this interesting article “iWork / iLife ’09 UI Roundup” on how Apple has changed the UI look of the applications in the iWork and iLife bundles with the new 09 versions. Anyone who works in the user interface design world knows...
Excellent article on JavaFX Layout

Excellent article on JavaFX Layout

My colleague Amy Fowler has written a excellent article explaining how layout works and will work in JavaFX. Its great after many months of working on this stuff to see it explained so well. If you have not read it so far and you are interested in JavaFX then what are...

JavaFX Sketching Application

A friend forwarded a email to me a couple days ago from a researcher who wanted to record children sketching on a computer using a graphics tablet. So they could play it back later and watch how they did it etc. It sounded like a cool little app and as I was bored...