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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

JxBrowser 2.2 Released

JxBrowser, a cross-platform library that allows integrating web browser into Java AWT/Swing applications on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X platforms, has been updated to version 2.2.

In this version we have implemented DOM functionality for all engines, added UserAgent property support and navigation status code in NavigationFinishedEvent.

Also this version contains fixes for the important issues reported by our customers:

  • Deadlock when dispose Browser instance from JavaScript in Internet Explorer engine;
  • Flickering issue when add/remove Browser component in Mozilla and Internet Explorer engine;
  • Internet Explorer engine throws the "Requested resource is in use" exception during web page loading;
  • MenuBar/PopupMenu and Context Menu still open when click on Browser component in Internet Explorer engine.

For the full list of resolved issues and improvements, please see the JxBrowser 2.2 Release Notes page.

The update is already available for download. You can try the new version online using the WebStart Demo.

For any help or feedback related to JxBrowser, please use the support forum or e-mail us directly.

Friday, March 5, 2010

OpenFaces 2.0 Released

We are glad to announce that OpenFaces 2.0 has "graduated" from the Early Access Program and the final version is released!

OpenFaces is an open source JSF library consisting of a set of advanced components, the Ajax framework and the client-side validation framework.

6 new components are introduced since the EAP 2 was published:
  • CompositeFilter €“ allows the user to build complex filter criteria with multiple filter conditions;
  • LayeredPane €“ a container that allows switching between different sets of displayed components;
  • SelectOneRadio an extended version of the standard andlt;h:selectOneRadioandgt; component;
  • SelectManyCheckbox€“ an extended version of the standard andlt;h:selectManyCheckboxandgt; component;
  • CommandButton€“ an extended version of the standard andlt;h:commandButtonandgt; component;
  • CommandLink€“ an extended version of the standard andlt;h:commandLinkandgt; component.
DataTable and TreeTable components have been significantly extended with the following functionality:
  • Content scrolling with frozen header/footer rows. Both vertical and horizontal scrolling with frozen columns is supported;
  • Interactive dragandamp;drop column reordering;
  • Interactive column visibility customization;
  • Numerous filtering extensions -- customizing search condition, case sensitivity, placing filters inside or outside the table;
  • Tighter integration with the Hibernate library;
  • And more...
Certainly, there are many more extensions and fixes in other OpenFaces components and you can see the full list in the release notes.

Use your chance to see the components in action in the Live Demo!

We welcome everyone to contribute and participate in OpenFaces development. Please don't hesitate to post your feedback at the product forum or email us and follow OpenFaces on Twitter.