Sep 062012

This is another posting to introduce a TrueVFS feature by exploring the sample applications generated from the TrueVFS Archetype Access. This time, I will spotlight TrueVFS’ logging capabilities with the TrueVFS Extension Logging. Continue reading »

Sep 052012

In this post I’ll show you how to use a Maven archetype – or more specifically the TrueVFS Archetype Access – to generate a bunch of sample applications for TrueVFS. I’m using NetBeans 7.2 for this post, but similar actions apply to Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA or whatever, so please read on. Continue reading »

Oct 042011

I have updated the archetype for JavaFX 2.0 applications in Scala to version 0.4 in order to reflect the release of JavaFX 2.0. Note that the environment variable JAVAFX_HOME must now refer to the base installation directory of the JavaFX 2.0 SDK, not the bin subdirectory anymore. Here are the updated Maven coordinates for the archetype:


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Sep 222011

I have created a simple Maven archetype for building standalone JavaFX 2.0 applications written in Scala. The generated Scala code is a close translation of the Java code for the¬†Colorful Circles¬†demo in Oracle’s¬†Getting Started with JavaFX tutorial.¬†Here’s how it looks:

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Sep 132011

I’m sick of Java’s low abstraction level which implies lots of coding overhead/boilerplate, so I’ve just started looking at Scala. While the language is definitely appealing, setting up my tool chain was not such a pleasant ride because the information I needed was dispersed across many web pages and well hidden between obsoleted or misleading information. This post shows what I did to succeed so you can use it as a guide line. Continue reading »

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