|Re: e(fx)clipse CSS validation questions [message #1404341 is a reply to message #1404308]
||Thu, 31 July 2014 10:48
| Thomas Schindl
Registered: July 2009
I went through the modena.css and added some missing properties (and
filed some bugs against JavaFX because they use invalid properties -
this happens if you use an editor who does not understand the valid
properties for a selector)!
If you come across more of them please add file a bug against e(fx)clipse
On 31.07.14 09:27, Tom Schindl wrote:
> What you see is a regression caused by the fact that e(fx)clipse css
> toolsuite got a lot cleverer in 1.0.0 by analyzing the classpath for
> cssext-Files so that libraries like (controlsfx, our own pane libs)
> added would contribute to the look up process.
> I've filed https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=440836 and we
> just pushed the initial change which fixes 90% of the performance
> problem a 2nd improvement will follow Monday which is our internal
> e(fx)clipse day.
> A new build has been published so if you check for updates on
> http://download.eclipse.org/efxclipse/updates-nightly/site/ you should
> get a performance boost, validation still takes a few seconds but is no
> more than 5 seconds in modena.css for me now.
> The problems with "-fx-base" and friends who are variables (they are NOT
> attributes on Nodes!) is something that is on our list of future
> improvements but I don't think we can get something in for 1.0
> On 31.07.14 04:01, Joe Joeseph wrote:
>> Hey Tom, first of all, thanks for all of your hard work!
>> Couple of questions, I recently installed e(fx)clipse from the nightly
>> build update site
>> I wanted to start playing around with CSS so I created a new Java FX
>> project in Eclipse and copy and pasted in the Modena source files from
>> the jdk_1.8.0_05 javafx demos and samples. My thought was to try and
>> customize modena.css and then view the changes using the Modena sample
>> application since it conveniently displays most (all?) of the controls.
>> So I extracted modena.css from the jfxrt.jar file that comes with the
>> JDK and copied it over into my src/main/resources folder in my Eclipse
>> My first issue was that it seemed like the CSS validator does not
>> recognize the vast majority of javafx CSS attributes (e.g. -fx-base). I
>> support for that coming in a subsequent release?
>> Regardless, I started customizing some of the CSS attributes. Now as
>> you know the modena.css file is pretty large (>3000 lines). It was not
>> possible for me to quickly re-run the application because Eclipse would
>> take lots of time on the "parsing and validating custom_modena.css" task
>> (~ 1-2 minutes). I'm on a pretty fast Linux machine so that was
>> surprising. Any ideas?
>> Thanks again for all your awesome work!
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