SpringLayout is really nice

Today I was creating some panels for webshop manager program I’m creating. I used SpringLayout for this. It’s really nice, also because I found a class called SpringUtils on java.sun.com somewhere in a tutorial. With this class you can connect the components on a page. And they will be shown in a table-like fashion. At last it’s possible, for me, to create nice and professionally looking interfaces using java. But the strange thing is that when I tried to create the same interface using gtk, I was done in a about five minutes....

July 15, 2004

GridBagLayout is evil!!

Yesterday I found an animation on the web. It will show you why gridbags are evil. It’s briljant. Especially because I coding a GUI myself, yesterday. An I was about to use the gridbag and the memory came back to me… Totally Gridbag

July 14, 2004