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From Scott Lanham <li...@sael.com.au>
Subject Re: Tutorial Runtime Error
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2009 01:06:42 GMT
Thanks. Sounds like I had better change over to 1.3.

On Tue, 4 Aug 2009 09:26:45 am Greg Brown wrote:
> As Todd mentioned earlier, you may be better off working through the
> tutorials from SVN. Quite a few things have changed between 1.2 and
> 1.3, particularly in the area of WTKX.
>
> I'd recommend that you get the latest source and run the deploy
> target, since that will build the latest version of the tutorial apps
> and documentation. However, if you just want to read the WTKX Primer,
> you can get it here:
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/pivot/trunk/tutorials/www/wtkx_pr
>imer.template.html
>
> Greg
>
> On Aug 3, 2009, at 6:51 PM, Todd Volkert wrote:
> > Actually, in case you haven't read it yet, the WTKX primer on the
> > Wiki is a really good resource.  It can be found at
> > http://cwiki.apache.org/PIVOT/wtkx-primer.html
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -T
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > Hi Scott,
> >
> > <ImageView image="..." /> translates to ImageView.setImage(String)
> > (http://incubator.apache.org/pivot/1.3/docs/api/org/apache/pivot/wtk/Imag
> >eView.html#setImage(java.lang.String) ), where the string is a resource
> > name as per
> > ClassLoader.getResource(String)
> > (http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/lang/ClassLoader.html#getReso
> >urce(java.lang.String) ).
> >
> > Thus, the path to your image must be found on your classpath.
> >
> > Alternatively, you can prepend the string with "@" and use a
> > relative path, in which case the value will be converted to a URL
> > relative to your WTKX file, and Imageview.setImage(URL) will be
> > called.
> >
> > Hope that helps,
> > -T
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Scott Lanham <lists@sael.com.au>
> > wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am up to the part of the tutorial:
> > http://cwiki.apache.org/PIVOT/labels- image-views.html and am doing
> > something wrong but can't figure it out.
> >
> > Instead of just using the tutorial code as is I like to change
> > things slightly
> > so that I get a better feel for the toolkit. So I changed the
> > location of the
> > clock.png file but I get a "Null Image Alert" from the following code:
> >
> > <Window title="Labels" maximized="true"
> >    xmlns:wtkx="http://incubator.apache.org/pivot/wtkx/1.1"
> > xmlns="pivot.wtk">
> >    <content>
> >        <FlowPane styles="{padding:4, verticalAlignment:'center'}">
> >            <ImageView image="/home/scott/devel/src/clock.png"
> > cursor="crosshair"/>
> >            <Label text="What time is it?"/>
> >        </FlowPane>
> >    </content>
> > </Window>
> >
> > The file does exist in that location as I can take the path and
> > paste it into a
> > graphics editor. Any help appreciated.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Scott.


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