JFormDesigner 5.0.1 and 5.1 Beta 3

We've just released JFormDesigner 5.0.1 and 5.1 Beta 3.

JFormDesigner 5.0.1

This release fixes minor bugs and brings some minor improvements.

If you're running JFormDesigner in a Java 7 VM, it is recommened to update to this release because it fixes a NullPointerException when using TitledBorder and running JFormDesigner in a Java 7 VM.

See Change Log for details and download JFormDesigner 5.0.1.

JFormDesigner 5.1 Beta 3

Beta 3 Change Log:

  • Go to event handler method in Java editor.
  • All fixes from JFormDesigner 5.0.1.

Beta 2 Change Log:

  • NetBeans: Project specific options.
  • Palette: Display multiple items per row if there is enough room.
  • Palette: New option "Item Names" in context menu to show only item icons.
  • NetBeans: fixed too dark background of panels, palette, headers, etc on Mac.
  • NetBeans: bug fixes.
  • Fixed NullPointerException when using TitledBorder and running
    JFormDesigner in a Java 7 VM.

Please give it a try, download it and report bugs. Thanks.

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JFormDesigner 5.1 Beta; NetBeans plug-in

Finally, the first build of the JFormDesigner plug-in for NetBeans is available now as part of JFormDesigner 5.1 Beta.

NetBeans plug-in

Major new features and improvements:

  • NetBeans plug-in.
  • JGoodies Forms 1.4 support.
  • New JFDML persistence format for .jfd form files. This is a compact, easy-to-merge and fast-to-load format.

Please have a look at the change log for a complete list of changes.

Please give it a try, download it and report bugs. Thanks.

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JFormDesigner 5 Released

We're pleased to announce the immediate availability of JFormDesigner 5, now with Beans Binding (JSR 295) support, BeanInfo annotations, project specific settings and more.

Feature Highlights:

  • Beans Binding (JSR 295) support
  • BeanInfo Annotations
  • Improved Properties view
  • Project specific settings
  • Improved Choose Bean dialog
  • Auto-reload custom component classes
  • and more...

See What's New in JFormDesigner 5 for the significant or more interesting changes.
Please have a look at the change log for a complete list of changes.

Download JFormDesigner 5

Customer information: JFormDesigner 5 is free of charge for existing customers if the "Free updates until" date of your license key is 2010-01-01 or later. Upgrades are available here.

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JFormDesigner 5 Release Candidate 2

We've just released JFormDesigner 5 Release Candidate 2.

Change Log:

  • Stand-alone on Mac OS X: JFormDesigner canceled Log Out and Shut Down even when there were no unsaved forms.
  • Stand-alone: Improved startup script for Unix/Linux based systems.
  • NetBeans form converter: Fixed occasional error when converting NetBeans 6.9+ forms.
  • Minor bugs fixed.

Please give it a try, download it and report bugs. Thanks.

Customer information: JFormDesigner 5 is free of charge for existing customers if the "Free updates until" date of the license key is 2010-01-01 or later.

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JFormDesigner 5 Release Candidate

We've just released JFormDesigner 5 Release Candidate.

JFormDesigner 5 introduces more than 40 new features and enhancements.
See What's New in JFormDesigner 5 for the significant or more interesting changes.
Please have a look at the change log for a complete list of changes.

Please give it a try, download it and report bugs. Thanks.

Customer information: JFormDesigner 5 is free of charge for existing customers if the "Free updates until" date of your license key is 2010-01-01 or later.

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