WindowBuilder

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2024-03 (4.31), 2023-12 (4.30), 2023-09 (4.29), 2023-06 (4.28), 2023-03 (4.27), 2022-12 (4.26), 2022-09 (4.25), 2024-06 (4.32), 2024-06 (4.33)

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2022-06 (4.24), 2022-03 (4.23), 2021-12 (4.22), 2021-09 (4.21), 2021-06 (4.20), 2021-03 (4.19), 2020-12 (4.18), 2020-09 (4.17), 2020-06 (4.16), 2020-03 (4.15)

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Solution Description

WindowBuilder is composed of SWT Designer and Swing Designer and makes it very easy to create Java GUI applications without spending a lot of time writing code. Use the WYSIWYG visual designer and layout tools to create simple forms to complex windows; the Java code will be generated for you. Easily add controls using drag-and-drop, add event handlers to your controls, change various properties of controls using a property editor, internationalize your app, and much more.

Ask your questions here: https://github.com/eclipse-windowbuilder/windowbuilder/discussions

Categories: Editor, IDE, Tools, UI

Additional Details

Eclipse Versions: 2024-03 (4.31), 2023-12 (4.30), 2023-09 (4.29), 2023-06 (4.28), 2023-03 (4.27), 2022-12 (4.26), 2022-09 (4.25), 2024-06 (4.32), 2024-06 (4.33), 2022-06 (4.24), 2022-03 (4.23), 2021-12 (4.22), 2021-09 (4.21), 2021-06 (4.20), 2021-03 (4.19), 2020-12 (4.18), 2020-09 (4.17), 2020-06 (4.16), 2020-03 (4.15)

Platform Support: Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK

Organization Name: Eclipse Foundation

Development Status: Production/Stable

Date Created: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 09:02

License: EPL

Date Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:36

Submitted by: Holger Voormann

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July 2024 7/645 4576 10
June 2024 4/681 12491 31
May 2024 3/682 16663 159
April 2024 4/687 15017 22
March 2024 6/694 12503 17
February 2024 6/687 9226 280
January 2024 6/691 10342 34
December 2023 4/671 12852 17
November 2023 3/686 16167 19
October 2023 4/673 15492 26
September 2023 5/663 13061 16
August 2023 8/673 9499 19
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I updated my windowbuilder to last version. And design tab disappeared. Also new project dialog doesnot show windowbuilder options. What should I do now?

Hi! I've been struggling to get my WindowBuilder working. I've uninstalled and then installed the latest version(1.9.8). Additionally, my eclipse.ini file already has the "--illegal-access=permit" line. I am baffled as to what could be preventing it from working as the GUI elements of my existing projects are loading fine, I simply cannot add to them using the WindowBuilder design tab.

The windows builder editor design page is empty. I have tried every necessary fix, such as updating the WindowBuilder. However, the issue is still not fixed. What else can I do to fix the issue

There are some things we can thank Google for them.

WindowBuilder is one of them. I want to thank Google and all other contributor to WindowBuilder project for every single LOC they wrote for this project.

It's amazing how it generates pure Swing/SWT code and how it parses it's own or hand-written one easily like it's nothing. I'm so glad that it has the option to work with XWT and xml but it doesn't rely on it. I love the fact that it works with any kind of custom Component or L&F. I love it's support for various layout manager (unlike some random IDE).

In fact WindowBuilder taught me Swing and SWT.

It is kind of sad that Google lost interest in Eclipse in general. It's sad that it doesnt support GWT. If we had active development on it, it could be a better Vaadin Designer alternative.