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MDIFramework

MDIFramework provides a ready-to-use architecture to ease the creation MDI-style applications in Java. It takes care of the overall architecture of the main window of the application, with a tabbed architecture, the presence of an HTML printable message area, and so on. It provides a generic API to manage lengthy actions, keeping the interface responsive, and taking care that actions are performed one at a time, without having to bother about it. It can add metadata to already opened files. It manages loading and unloading of external plugins at runtime.

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Tutorials ported to the new kenaik infrastructure 13 Jun 2011 10:22

The tutorials web pages were ported to the new kenai mediawiki infrastructure. The wiki is accessible directly at the project homepage

Recent releases

  •  23 Apr 2014 22:07

    Release Notes: PluginManager is now protected against Plugins whose resetSettings() methods may throw an Exception.

    •  14 Jan 2014 00:06

      Release Notes: Adds a new AbstractSwingMDIPlugin, adding a method allowing it to initialize the UI content in the EDT. The initMenus method in the AbstractMDIMenuFactory class is now guaranteed to be performed in the EDT.

      •  21 Sep 2013 13:52

        Release Notes: This release references jfxrt.jar in the project itself in a new tools directory (rather than having it in the installed JDK directory) and adds new APIs to the StatusBar to set the progress value.

        •  29 May 2013 23:31

          Release Notes: Adds a new parameter for the Plugin manager that allows you to define additional constraints that will define if Plugins will be loaded.

          •  01 May 2013 13:24

            Release Notes: This release replaces the noui and complete versions of the distribution with: core, ui, and complete version. It adds a method to replace the component in the MDIApplication with another. It changes the signature of the FileProperties methods to deal with JComponents rather than Components. It adds a new MDIApplication that is also a JavaFX application (only working for JVMs >= 7.0). It also adds a new core release that contains this class.

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