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StupidZombie is comming back to life (OK, ok, will stay undead :-))

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

StupidZombie is back!

Yeah, has been a long time since I touched the code of StupidZombie; One of the main reasons is that the program did (and still does) what I needed and there was no good reason to push it forward.

But things change, even for the undead :-)

So this year I expect some things to happen, some more exciting than others:

  • Refactoring the code base to StupidZombie is easier to compile out of the box. Yes, that is right. The code base is small but I want it to be even more easy to download and compile. Well, also it is a perfect excuse for me to learn how to use Apache Ivy on a small project :-)
  • JavaFX. Yes. StupidZombie GUI Swing based interface is ugly, TOO corporate. I’m crossing my fingers and hoping than Oracle do a proper integration with JavaFX and Swing so I can refresh a little the application
  • Improvements on the Kenai.com site. I’m waiting for Oracle to move the project to Java.net, until then no news is good news :-)

And that’s it. No huge news but rather realistic deliverable for the project. Also I promise to put more updates on this blog, it’s been really a while since I provided updates on the app.