Java Swing Has to be Deprecated

November 9th, 2013 by Yakov Fain

Every time I start teaching my new Java class I’m looking at the Swing units in the manual asking myself, “Why my students need to know Swing framework?” Well, I need to teach them how to program GUI, event listeners,… continue reading

The unofficial history of Java applets

August 10th, 2010 by Yakov Fain

Fifteen years ago there was no iPhone and Android. Web browsers were hot. Netscape market share was over 90% – they didn’t have competition.The situation changed when Microsoft has introduces Internet Explorer (me too, me too). Back in 1998, there… continue reading

Pet Store with JavaFX 1.0. Part 1.

February 12th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I work for a company called Farata Systems. Laura is our office manager, and she doesn’t know Java. Everyone else does.  We work in the enterprise RIA space using Adobe Flex as a main development tool for creating all these… continue reading