AeroFX - Native Themes for JavaFX

  • Matthias MeidingerEmail author
  • Hendrik Ebbers
  • Christian Reimann
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 538)


The authors present an Open Source JavaFX skin, AeroFX, which is similar to the look and feel of Microsoft Windows 7.

Oracle announced to change the standard technology for graphical development of user interfaces away from Swing, which raised a strong response in the developer community. JavaFX is the announced successor of Swing, but it lacks the capability of developing user interfaces with a different look and feel than Modena, the default JavaFX skin. This look and feel can be customized with so called “skins”, which Oracle announced not to develop themselves.


JavaFX Windows 7 Usability UX design Native skin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Meidinger
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hendrik Ebbers
    • 2
  • Christian Reimann
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences and ArtsDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Canoo Engineering AGBaselSwitzerland

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