[REVIEW-REQUEST] RT-21709 Consider making available the CSS Styleable* classes as public API

Daniel Zwolenski zonski at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 15:08:42 PST 2012

Just a side thing to consider in this context (and in FX CSS in general),
the following web trends are growing making CSS more programmer-friendly:


This is more a general high-level comment but I think some of it overlaps
with what you are looking at now.

For me, it makes sense to keep up with web-CSS trends in order to have
appeal to designers from web-land, which as I understand it was the main
motivation for using CSS as the styling language in FX.

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 3:29 AM, David Grieve <david.grieve at oracle.com>wrote:

> I've updated the proposal on the wiki, making it a little more complete
> and hopefully making it easier to digest. Please review!
> On Dec 6, 2012, at 10:17 AM, David Grieve <david.grieve at oracle.com> wrote:
> > Relative to http://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-21709, I have posted
> a proposed CSS API to support the development of custom UI Controls. The
> proposal covers the API needed to make a JavaFX property styleable through
> CSS and the API for creating pseudo-class state. The proposal may be found
> athttps://
> wikis.oracle.com/display/OpenJDK/CSS+API+to+support+custom+UI+Controls.
> > Please take a moment to review the document and provide feedback.
> >
> > Thank you.

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