JavaFX’s FXML a big step backwards

I shouldn’t care about this because I don’t use JavaFX. But it bugs me so I’ll rant a bit. A while ago (probably around version 1.2) the language caught my eye. I especially liked its literal declarative syntax for creating tree structures and data binding. I thought I heard that Oracle was discontinuing JavaFX but […]

Video editing with PiTiVi

For my last video project I used Blender. It is a very capable video editor but it has a steep learning curve and is complex. I wanted something easier that I could show the kids how to use. They have had some exposure to iMovie at school. Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) comes with a few more […]