Simon Lissack Simon Lissack is a developer at IDR Solutions, working on JavaFX, Android and the Cloud Conversion service.


18 Stories by Simon Lissack

Blend modes in Java2D and JavaFX

As mentioned previously the PDF format contains blend modes, a set of functions determining how overlapping objects on a page interact with the objects underneath...
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How to Use External CSS Files in a JavaFX Application

In JavaFX, there are many ways to skin a application, I’ll take a look at three methods of dynamically loading a css file into...
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My Five Favourite NetBeans Features

For a while now, NetBeans has been my IDE of choice when working on various projects. Here’s a run down of my five favourite...
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Tutorial: Setting up Glassfish On a Linux Server

Setting up Glassfish for our Web Service based PDF converter was a relatively straight-forward job, but there are some nuances to be aware of....
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WebSocket: Multiple Users, Encoders, Decoders and Dogs.

In my previous tutorial, we were left with a WebSocket server endpoint which bounced back our message. In this tutorial I will show you...
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