JavaFX Scene Builder

JavaFX Scene Builder is a visual layout tool for designing JavaFX user interfaces. IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Java development. IntelliJ IDEA has built-in support for JavaFX and allows you to create JavaFX applications directly within the IDE. It also has integration with JavaFX Scene Builder, which means you can open […]

Strategy For Java Development

When programming Java you are religated to POJO’s (plain old java objects) unless you are using a domain specific language. Grails has been in existence since 2005  in addition to Java code generation frameworks are in place that allow for seamless intergration of  . Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this […]

BCS Java Date Difference

There are may solution to Java challenges. Today our challenge surrounds calculating elapsed years, months, days, hours, minuets and seconds between two dates. The primary workhorse for this task is JodaTime utility. Click on the Releases option and the Downloads sub option to download jars and utilities. Simply add the downloaded jar to tour Java […]

BCS Install Oracle JDK On Linux Mint

OpenJDK does not support JavaFX while Oracle JDK does contain support for FX.  Installation of Oracle JDK on Mint is required. To proceed with installation of Oracle JDK issue the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] sudo apt-get update && apt-get remove openjdk* [/codesyntax] Traverse to the location where JDK is stored. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] cd ~/Downloads [/codesyntax] […]

BCS How To Launch A Java Archive (No Bat File)

To enable the launching of a java archive (jar) file traverse to the executable java archive’s location using windows explorer.  Right click on the jar file then select the Send To Desktop option. Once the shortcut is created rename it to a name of your liking.  At this point you may also change its icon […]

BCS Java FX Project Source Code Generator

When programming Java FX I noticed the project offered would lend itself to producing monolithic spaghetti code.  I took the initiative to design a project that more closely adhered to MVC paradigm.  A template and templating system was used for the creation of subsequent projects.  Then key phrases were changed to create a new project.  […]