Marathon 1.0: Automating Swing UI Testing with Jython

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 23, 2006

Marathon, a GUI testing tool that has languished at a .9 release for two years is back with a new 1.0 release. Jalian Systems has picked up the Marathon project and is working to build a product on top of it. Marathon, focused on end-user testing, allows you to record a sequence of actions in a Swing UI and save them as a testcase.


Instantiations Adds Google Web Toolkit Support with GWT Designer

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 21, 2006

GWT has become the new favorite technology of tools providers. Instantiations, makers of visual design tools for SWT and Swing, has now added GWT support with the GWT designer.


A Comparative Look at Eclipse RCP and Netbeans Platform

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 14, 2006 1

Eclipse RCP has been in the news lately due to increased adoption numbers and the growing use of OSGi. The RCP framework provides a jumpstart to developers looking at writing modular rich client applications. Many developers are unaware that the Netbeans IDE also includes a framework to develop such applications called Netbeans Platform.


MyEclipse 5.0 Released - InfoQ Interview With Genuitec

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 07, 2006

Genuitec has released MyEclipse 5.0 Enterprise Workbench. This is the first release version that supports the new Eclipse 3.2 platform. Enhancements include support for Matisse UI development, Hibernate 3.1 and Spring 2.0, and enhanced webservices and JSF features.


jMatter: Naked Objects with Swing, Hibernate, and Web Start

by Jason lai Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 23, 2006 10

The jMatter framework, Eitan Suez' modern implementation of the Naked Objects Pattern using Swing, Hibernate, and deployed with Java WebStart, has been open-sourced this week. jMatter takes a domain model and then auto-produces 2-tier workgroup apps (Swing front-ends that talk to rdbms back-ends) intended to be used in a LAN or VPN environment.


Standard Application Framework for Swing Proposal Approved

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  May 25, 2006 1

Unlike the web development world, the Swing community has long been lacking standards or frameworks for how to best design applications. This may change soon, as JSR 296, Swing Application Framework, has been approved by the JCP. The framework aims to standardize the basic structure of a Swing app including lifecycle, persistent session state, ascychronous event handling, and localized resources.

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