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Specifying units for an SVG path

Specifying units for an SVG path isn’t obvious at first glance.  The trick is to wrap the path in a nested svg element with it’s size specified the units you require. In this example, the units of the path are relative … Continue reading 

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Well said…

An well written and enjoyable read if you’ve ever been a developer of open source.  If you’ve a user of open source libraries then it’s something you should read. Dear User of My Open Source Project A quote: Now, all of this may … Continue reading 

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GWT binding library for building forms released

Pectin is a prototype library for building forms in GWT.  It uses a guice style builder API to simplify model creation and widget bindings.  You can check it out at http://code.google.com/p/gwt-pectin/.

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GWT binding library for building forms

Lately I’ve been pondering and playing with a presentation model style a binding API for GWT.  It’s been fun, and I’ve got an initial prototype going.  It uses a guice style builder API that makes wiring things up much nicer.  … Continue reading 

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Mac Fidelity on Menus using GUI Commands

One of the things to Java/Swing developers face when trying to migrate a application to the Mac is handling the differences in how the Mac displays menus. This can particularly be the case if you’re a microISV and can’t justify … Continue reading 

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Mac Fidelity and the JOptionPane

The slogan of write once run anywhere definitely has it’s limits. In slowing migrating Mr Schedule toward the Apple Human Interface Guidelines the JOptionPane is one of those limits. There are a couple of Mac specific requirements that it just … Continue reading 

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Mr Schedule 1.0 Released!

The wait is over, Mr Schedule 1.0 is out. For those who don’t know, Mr Schedule is a task planner, todo list and note editor, based Joel Spolsky’s Painless Software Schedules ideas. Enjoy. Cheers Andrew

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Private Mixin Interfaces

One additional feature of my binding library is that a Mixin can register any number of interfaces to a presentation model. This allows the Mixin to define implementation properties that aren’t visible to the user. Thus code completion on the … Continue reading 

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Welcome

Hello and welcome to my weblog. This is primarily a tool for announcing new releases of my software products. I may from post a few articles from time to time of what I’m learning or find interesting. Cheers Andrew

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