With the recent release of Java Development Kit 12 (JDK 12), it’s time to upgrade to JavaFX-12.0.1 as well. JavaFX is now managed and released as it’s own independent entity and is not shipped as part of the Java Development Kit. If you are new to Java and JavaFX, visit Getting Started with JavaFX 12 to install and test the […]
Editing or updating records in a database using Sticky fields can save a lot of time by avoiding repetitive data entry.
When your code hits a snag, there has to be a solution. If you’ve discovered the “Rats WebGL Hit a Snag” notification, here are some articles we’ve discovered to both enlighten you and provide potential fixes. How To Fix Rats WebGL Hit A Snag Error [3 Methods] (hackingnewstutorials.com) Fix Chrome’s ‘Rats WebGL hit a snag’ error, by Venkat (techdows.com) How to […]
wxWidgets and GUI’s In our post “Where’s the Graphics? Learning from our Roots (Tcl / Tk)” we focused on Tcl/Tk as a primary GUI development language. We also mentioned QT as a viable alternative. QT provides a more powerful GUI development API when compared to Tcl/Tk, however, the licensing schema for QT is also more complex. To paraphrase the description from […]
It’s hard to believe that one day after we published “Where’s the Graphics?” ActiveState released Tcl 184.108.40.206. Though the link to the download page remains the same, we updated the context of our post to reflect the latest version number. Visit the ActiveState Tcl 8.6 page for more detailed information. ActiveState’s ActiveTcl Community Edition is a free, ready-to-install distribution for Windows, Linux, and Max […]
One of our “side bar” challenges is developing software solutions (applications) for our clients. Simple or complex, they all have one element in common, a Graphical User Interface or GUI. Imagine the surprise and disappointment on the faces of many beginning programmers and developers when they discover that powerful languages like Assembler, C, C++, and even Python start by teaching you how […]