Eclipse Resourcebundle Plugin

Introduction Almost every time I set up an Eclipse or Eclipse based (like Spring Source Tool Suite) IDE, sooner or later I need a good Properties file editor for editing translations in ResourceBundles. Unfortunately the one included into Eclipse - doesn't matter which Eclipse version - is not the best for this case. Fortunately there … Continue reading Eclipse Resourcebundle Plugin


Vaadin TouchKit and Spring

Vaadin provides a convenient and fast way to create Rich Internet Applications. Normally "Desktop applications" which run in desktop browsers are created with Vaadin. For mobile applications running the webbrowser of mobile devices Vaadin provides the TouchKit addon. Spring integration with Vaadin is not provided by default but can be upgraded by the Spring-Stuff addon. … Continue reading Vaadin TouchKit and Spring

Creating user interfaces with Wireframesketcher

A couple of weeks ago Peter Severin – the creator of WireframeSketcher contacted me and asked me if I would like to test his tool. Until now I used Balsamiq Mockups to sketch my possible GUIs so I was really looking forwart to testing WireframeSketcher. WireframeSketcher can be installed as RCP standalone version or as … Continue reading Creating user interfaces with Wireframesketcher

my first air application for android in google market

This week I published my first Adobe Air application for Android in the Google market. Originally I just wanted to test Flashbuilder Burrito how it feels to create a mobile application but after the application was finished, I wanted to test how the publish chain works. The application is a currency calculator which gets the … Continue reading my first air application for android in google market

Flashbuilder additional Compiler arguments

If you build your Flex application using flexmojos version < 3.7 you have to give Flashbuilder some additional compiler settings for multilingual application. In my projects I use the standard flexmojos maven project structure. I put my locale properties files in src/main/resources/locale which means you have for german src/main/resources/locale/de_DE and for english src/main/resources/locale/de_DE. For this … Continue reading Flashbuilder additional Compiler arguments

Data Management with GraniteDS

Introduction Flex itself can't access any backend Java logic. One could use HTTP Services to access backend systems but if you want to transfert data as quick as possible you should use something like Adobe BlazeDS or GraniteDS. BlazeDS is provided by Adobe and does not have several features the commercial product LiveCycle Data Services … Continue reading Data Management with GraniteDS