JEP 253: UI control skins and input mapping discussion

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at
Mon Aug 10 01:58:22 UTC 2015

The plan is for this kind of detail to be included in the javadoc 


-- Jonathan

On 7/08/2015 10:36 p.m., Mike Hearn wrote:
> I don't know much about skins and how they work, as I haven't 
> implemented custom controls. My only knowledge comes from rummaging 
> around inside the code to find some hacky way to get a particular 
> effect, often via CSS.
> I was hoping to read about the skins infrastructure, what it's for, 
> how it works etc in the jfx.s.c.skins package description but no such 
> luck. Is the plan for the JavaDocs to give a high level description of 
> skinning, how to implement it in your own code etc, or are there plans 
> for other articles to describe this?

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