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.
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:
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.
I am pleased to announce the relaunch of the TrueZIP User Website at http://truezip.java.net. The new website features a slightly revised design and a lot new content.