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Jul 16 10

Screenmate “Neko” in Java

by werner

Neko is Japanese for cat. According to Wikipedia it was originally written for the NEC PC-9801. I know it from the OS/2 program of the same name.

(Image from Wikipedia commons)

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Jul 16 10

Using HTML 5 section elements in IE

by werner

I am currently reworking the design of my web-site.

Since I am a modern geek, I want to make use of the latest HTML 5 features.

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Jul 16 10

Laying out sub-grids with the 960 grid system

by werner

I am currently reworking the design of my web-site.

I made the old design in 2003 with a site of a few dozen pages in mind – today I have got a few thousand pages. In hindsight, the CSS and the layout techniques that I used are very quirky. I blame it on my lack of experience and on the many little compromises I had to make for IE 6.

Now it is time for a fresh start, and I was looking for a good framework onto which I could base my layout.

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Jan 22 10

Updated color chooser in JHotDraw

by werner

Jeremy Woods recently published an article named A Good GUI for Selecting Colors.

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Jan 17 10

JHotDraw 7.4 Released

by werner

JHotDraw is a framework for structured drawing editors. Many people don’t know – at least I guess that they don’t – that JHotDraw actually consists of two frameworks. The second one is a framework for document oriented applications.

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Jan 7 10

Simulating viewpoint changes on a stereo image pair

by werner

The Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 has a 3D screen which allows to perceive the depth of a stereo image without having to wear special glasses. Now, how can we convey depth on a regular computer screen?

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Jan 6 10

Squeezing the Meta-Data out of an MPO file

by werner

I bought myself a Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 camera for christmas. :)

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Dec 26 09

Amiga animations with color cycling

by werner

In the last few days I added support for Amiga CRNG color cycling to MultiShow and ANIMApplet.

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Dec 22 09

CubeTwister user interface update

by werner

I have updated the user interface of CubeTwister under Windows.

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Nov 28 09

Adding ClearType to the Sun pdf-renderer

by werner

Just for fun, I have added ClearType support to my EmbedPDF applet.

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