Java and JavaFX
Here’s a few obvious links that have the “go to” documentation for Java, Kotlin and JavaFX
This website is running in Jekyll on GitHub Pages using the MinimalMistakes theme. It’s a great platform for creating static websites with ongoing content additions.
- MinimalMistakes is the theme that this website uses. It consolidates a lot of the look and feel and allows for a lot more customization than the default “Minima” theme.
- Liquid is the templating language used by Jekyll.
- Kramdown is the markdown language used by Jekyll (actually it’s the parser, but let’s not split hairs)
- Pulsar I used to use Atom, but it’s dead now. I tried VS Code, but hated it. Pulsar is a fork of Atom that’s still in development and it seems good.
These are Java Libraries that I use all the time:
- Ikonli has the “glue” that allows you to integrate FontAwesome icons into JavaFX screens as Nodes. It’s well worth looking into as FontAwesome opens up a world of easy to use, clean icons with the ability to set the colours.
If you are palette-challenged, like me, then Coolors.co is the place to go. It’s a suite of tools that helps you to create colour palettes that are professional and balanced. I use the Palette Generator a lot. Bring up the page and hit the space-bar until a colour pops up that you like. Lock it in, and then hit the space-bar again. Rinse and repeat until you have a 5 colour palette that you like.