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From Aristedes Maniatis <>
Subject Re: WindowBuilder
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:19:04 GMT
I've used it for about two years now (before it was free). It is nice, but to be honest we
stopped using it with FormLayout and switched to using miglayout which is much easier to use
without any GUI tool at all (WindowBuilder can still be helpful, but it isn't as important).
I highly recommend miglayout for Swing (and maybe it also works for SWT?)


On 25/01/11 2:07 AM, Michael Gentry wrote:
> I haven't actually tried it out (and can't download it here at work).
> I might give it a shot in a few days.  I'm curious if it would be
> useful in making the modeler a better product and easier to add
> features to the modeler.  Yeah, I know that would be a large
> undertaking, but it might be worthwhile.  It would distract me from my
> other project, though.
> mrg
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Andrey Razumovsky
> <>  wrote:
>> Yeah, I've been using this (not very active though), and I think
>> WindowBuilder is fine, probably the best of free tools. Cool thing is
>> that it has builders for Swing, SWT and GWT. I'm still afraid to use
>> it with existing code though (only for creating new forms).
>> 2011/1/24 Michael Gentry<>:
>>> Did anyone see this?
>>> I'm wondering if we should consider it.
>>> mrg
>> --
>> Andrey

Aristedes Maniatis
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