Synthica- Look N Feel for Java Swing, Mig Layout,Novell Linux 10

Synthetica is another Look n Feel for Java Swing .Synthetica is based on Synth, which is part of version 1.5 of the Java2 Platform Standard Edition. It looks of the components is with rounded borders, shadowed popup menus, nice icons and a new, fresh look. Moreover, it enables we developers to modify existing LAF’s, or to create their own LAF only by editing a xml based configuration file ie .propertry files. Developers don’t have to write complex Java-GUI-Code, but can integrate their own code. more

Mig Layout is another free and opensource Layout Manager for Swing and SWT , Its versatile. Its a combination of GridBagLayout and independent of Swing or SWT, MigLayout is suppose to be better than JGoodies FormLayout. more

Finally here is a cool video of NovellLinux 10 XGL. Its amazing….



  1. hey thats really cool man.. No body could have ever thought of doing things so fast in Java Swing.
    Ok one thing which i really dont like about Netbeans is that the generated code in Matisse is not editable. Is it possible to make it editable which can reflect on the Matisse GUI builder? plz let me know. Thats one thing which is stopping me to use Netbeans.

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