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Iceberg Charts Beta Release

Iceberg Charts finally has had its first release. This beta release can be found here : http://frontangle.com/icharts/ or from Github here : https://github.com/oliverwatkins/Iceberg-Charts/releases It’s taken me many hours to come up with this charting library that attempts to compete with JFreechart … Continue reading


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Swing Bubble Charts

Iceberg Charts also allows you to create bubble charts. Here’s an example I created : The chart displays all the states in the USA comparing ‘Gun Ownership’ against ‘Homicide Rate’. I got this data from Wikipedia, and set up the … Continue reading


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Java Swing Equation Builder

  A few years ago back in 2006 I created a Swing component called ‚Equation Builder‘. It builds equations in the natural visual style that you get when writing on paper. You can build some pretty cool looking equations like … Continue reading


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Swing Error Dialog with Exception Displayer

When you get an error popup dialog in your application, sometimes you want to quickly have a look at what the exception is, instead of having to rummage around for a log file. This component, “ErrorDialogWithException” allows you to pop … Continue reading


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Simple Login Dialog in Java Swing

Here is a simple login dialog for anyone to use for free. It looks like this : Creating a login dialog is not rocket science, however I come across login dialogs all the time. It’s just nice to not have … Continue reading


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Row Number Column in JTable

Ever wanted to have a number column in your JTable similar to Excel? This utility class I made takes in a JTable and appends a number column. Let’s take a look at it! The rendering of the number column matches … Continue reading


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Bar Chart in Java Swing

Update ! This bar chart compoment has now been moved into the Iceberg Charts project . Please use Iceberg Charts for a more complete charting experience. I’ve created a little Java component which creates bar graphs. It only displays bars … Continue reading


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Multi Level Pie Chart in Java

Update ! This pie chart compoment has now been moved into the Iceberg Charts project . Please use Iceberg Charts for a more complete charting experience. Pie charts are pretty boring. I hadn’t found anything out there which resembled a … Continue reading


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Swing and Web Services Tutorial

Swing and web services have been around for many years, however it has only been in recent times that things have gotten much easier in implementing web services and building complex Swing applications. This is mainly due to improvements in … Continue reading


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Swing and Design Patterns – Part 4. Mediator Pattern

Assume we have a component hierarchy that looks like the following diagram. Some component on one branch (say a button), wants to update something on another branch (say text in a text field). This scenario occurs very often in complex … Continue reading


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