How will resolution independence be handled in jdk8?

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at
Tue Apr 23 10:03:29 PDT 2013

Hi, Hendrik.
On 23.04.2013 19:05, Hendrik Schreiber wrote:
> Will we simply be able to call
> 	graphics.drawImage(img, x, y, w, h, obs);
> and if the image is twice the size of w/h (=4xarea) and a Retina display is present, the image is drawn with sub-pixel resolution? I.e. in effect not scaled, but simply drawn?
Yes, it should work in this way.
> If so, will there be a way to find out the scale factor, i.e. the factor between pixel based resolution and true display sub-pixel capability? To illustrate, for Retina this factor is 2x. After all, we need to know, what kind of images to load for a high resolution capable app.
Currently there is no such info, but it will be added. Therefore while 
it is not implemented, any suggestions are welcome.
> -hendrik

Best regards, Sergey.

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