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[Griffon] Visual Editor ?

Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688

I'm using Swing at work, and the first question coming to my mind is : Is there an editor like Eclipse's VisualEditor to build the UI ?

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Andres Almiray
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Joined: Jan 25, 2010
Posts: 47

There's no editor provided by Griffon at this moment. However I'm pretty sure IntelliJ IDEA has something to offer on this regard. There are a few alternatives though:
  • You can design the UI using NetBeans' Matisse, then import it using the generate-view-script command target
  • You may use AbeilleForms Designer instead, there's a Griffon plugin that supports it.
  • You may prototype the UI using SwingPad, a Grifofn application that let's you run the UI DSL as a regular Groovy script.

  • Cheers,
    Christophe Verré

    Joined: Nov 24, 2005
    Posts: 14688

    Each option seems worth a try. Thank you.
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