Look and feel mechanism?

Stephen Winnall steve at winnall.ch
Mon Dec 9 12:57:24 PST 2013

> I am with you on the "design pattern" approach you refer to which is basically a higher level of abstraction than say one which actually specifies which widget types to use.
> But who is this "someone who loves the target platform" and how and when do they get to hook-in the actual widgets?
> While I agree JavaFX certainly has the ability to implement the high-level abstraction layer (as does pretty much any programming language, how (physically speaking) is someone going to link this with an actual selection of widgets on each OS?  Isn't *that* the whole problem here?

That’s JavaFX, CSS and FXML, with the native platform shining though thanks to the platform API.


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