Archive for the ‘Sketsa’ Category

Finally! Microsoft will support native SVG in IE9

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Yesterday (March 16, 2010) at Microsoft's MIX10 Conference in Las Vegas, IE General Manager Dean Hachamovitch announced that native SVG is to be included in IE9. And not only that, it is also the first browser to provide hardware-accelerated SVG support. This is great news for SVG designers or developers, because ...

Java Web Start Application

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Finally, we just build Java Web Start for Sketsa SVG Editor and Citra FX Photo Effects. Last time, we disabled Java Web Start due to the Netbeans Bug: 96928 which is now fixed. However, there are another Java Web Start related bug which is not fixed yet: 96928 - fixed 76196 - ...

Deploy Netbeans Platform based Application using IzPack Installer

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

So, you just finished creating Netbeans Platform based Application and ready to deploy it to the users. You might be interested to check IzPack Installer. IzPack is an installers generator for the Java platform. It produces lightweight installers that can be run on any operating system where a Java virtual ...

SVG Animation Editor Feedback ?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Sketsa SVG Editor 5.0 just released, Now by popular request we are going to develop SVG animation plugins module for the Sketsa. We are stuck at how the UI will flow, do you like the way Adobe Flash Editor, Jasc Webdraw, or you prefer new ways for doing animation editor, ...

Sketsa SVG Editor 5.0 Released

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Just a quick note, yesterday we just released Sketsa SVG Editor 5.0, a cross platform vector drawing application based on SVG. What's new: Add command line open options Add basic marker support Add basic pattern support Improvement on Selection Tools Improvement on Rotate Tool Improvement on DropperTool Migrate to Netbeans 6 Change to NbPreferences Fix RotateTool when canvas zoom change Fix ...

Rich Client Platform (RCP) Why ?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Last week, when I read the Netbeans users mailing list, there was interesting questions "Rich Client Platform (RCP) Why ? ... the question is why have this at all, whats wrong with Java. Where does Swing end and NB RPC start? ... I'm looking for an article that compares Java Swing to NB RPC. I ...

Netbeans Platform Branding Updater.jar

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Another series of Netbeans Platform branding, but this time is branding the updater.jar. Updater.jar is used by Netbeans Platform during modules updates and update tracking and work in conjunction with Auto Update Services. After the branding of Splash Screen and About Dialog, you can also branding the updater splash image. This ...

Netbeans Platform ClassLoader Trick

Friday, October 26th, 2007

As you probably know in Netbeans Platform each module has its own ClassLoader. So if you want to load resources (eg: properties file, xml file, image file, etc) from another module basically you are out of luck. Just out of my head, there are at least 2 solutions available: Create Utility or ...

Customize Netbeans Platform Splash Screen and About Dialog

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

During development of our product Sketsa SVG Editor, we need to customize the default Netbeans Platform About Dialog and splash screen as part our product branding.        Note: this is tested on Netbeans IDE 6-beta1

TrialPay Free offers

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Kiyut just partnered with TrialPay. TrialPay is a method that allows you as a customer interested in product X to get it for free by subscribing or (optionally) purchasing a product from one of their sponsors. Then the sponsors will pay us in return for our products that you get ...