Using FXForm2 with EMF Models

Posted on Fri 08 November 2013 in EMF, JavaFX • Tagged with data model, forms, FXForm2, GUI generation, Java, Java Bean, JavaFX

Based on these considerations from July, we gave FXForm2 a shot for generating forms from EMF models. It worked quite smoothly after we wrote the factories that defined how the custom data types used in our models should be displayed.

We found a few things that are worth noting:

  1. Using …

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GUI Generation with JavaFX

Posted on Fri 12 July 2013 in 3D, EMF • Tagged with data model, drag & drop, Eclipse, EMF Client Platform, EMF Edit, forms, FXForm2, GUI generation, Java, JavaBean, JavaFX, open source, RCP, real world, scene graph

Recently, we have had a look at JavaFX libraries for generating UIs in a dynamic way. The idea is that we have a data model (a JavaBean class, an EMF model class, a model class with JavaFX properties,...) as input for some GUI builder that takes the model and generates …

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Posted on Thu 23 May 2013 in UI Design • Tagged with Confluence, data model, developer, file manager, forest, IDE, JavaFX, Microsoft, navigation, Patternry, sidebar, software, tree, use cases, user interface, workflow

Dear tree huggers,

I'm one of you. I like trees - preferably on the left of my application. They give me the impression that I exactly know where I am and where I can go next. Just recently I learnt how much I appreciate a tree as a navigation element when …

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