What's New - v7.4.0

WindowBuilder Pro v7.4.0   SWT Designer v7.4.0
Swing Designer v7.4.0   GWT Designer v7.4.0

Enhanced SWT/JFace Data Binding support

  • Support inner classes defined within initDataBindings()
  • Support for preInitBindings() and postInitBindings()
  • Support for creating observable objects using EMFProperties (EMF 2.5)

Enhanced GWT support

  • Support for GWT 2.0.1 and 2.0.2 (Java API only)
  • Support for Ext GWT (GXT) 2.1.1
  • Support for GPE 1.3
  • Use "web.xml" to get HTML file from "welcome-file" element
  • Support for embedding a "Composite" created using "UiBinder"
  • Support for "border" of GXT "ContentPanel.body"
  • Check GXT resources only if module imports GXT module
  • Add GPE natures to project when it is present

Enhanced SWT support

  • Enhanced automatic FormLayout mode with property pane support
  • Reintroduced "classic" FormLayout editing mode and preferences
  • FormLayout classic: added percent offsets management using design pane.
  • Ask user use "FormLayout" instead of "absolute"
  • Support for "DROP_DOWN" style of "DateTime"
  • Support for "navigation figures" for "StackLayout"

Enhanced JFace & RCP support

  • Support for using "view inside of IFolderLayout" as reference on "IPageLayout"
  • Support for rendering "FilteredItemsSelectionDialog"
  • Parsing support for JFace GridLayoutFactory and GridDataFactory

Enhanced Swing support

  • MigLayout dimension editing dialogs should use "zero" based index

Enhanced NLS support

  • Better NLS support for embedded panels

Code Generation & Parsing enhancements

  • Significant parsing and speed optimizations
  • Convert "instanceOfJFrame.add()" into "instanceOfJFrame.getContentPane().add()"
  • Ignore unnecessary "LayoutData"
  • Support for invoking "constructor" with "TypeVariable" parameter

Editor & Property Pane Enhancements

  • Ask about removing "inner type" listener, if used more than once
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