JDK 7 Watch: UI week
By dannycoward on May 06, 2009
It seems the Janitor is not the only one on JDK 7 watch these days.
Last week's JDK 7 build was a GUI flavored one, with a couple of the most visible features added to Java SE 6u10 making it into the JDK 7 codebase. Alex blogged about the addition of Nimbus Look and Feel (did you know which L&F most people like best ?), and translucent and shaped windows are now in. There's also a rumor that JXLayer is nearly ready - this is the handy utility that helps you add effects to composite Swing GUIs, like this, or this.
And you knew that NIO2 is already in the JDK 7 builds, but you might not have known that there are a bunch of samples for it too.