Year: 2012

NetBeans License Magic

As a general rule I don’t include license information at the top of each source file (I’m sure a lawyer would be outraged)  because no one but me should ever see the source. I’ve recently started work on an open source project though so I thought I’d best investigate how to get NetBeans to automatically …

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Editing Null Data Values in a Cell with JavaFX 2

In an earlier article I gave a complete break down of how to write a generic editable table cell. I’ve found versions of this code posted around the place so I thought it was only right that I point out a small flaw and a fix that I believe is safe.

Missing FXML File

I was recently copying some code from one project to another (yes, we all do it) and I hit a problem – it wouldn’t run. The error message was less than useful as shown below.

Validating SAX Parser

I’ve been working with the built in Java XML libraries quite a bit lately and one of the things I’ve noticed is that there are very few good snippets of what I call recipe code – little bits of code that show you how to complete a specific task. In this article I show you …

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