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Exif Orientation Tag and Smart Downloads

On some devices, `Capture` APIs return images with the correct orientation, meaning that they do not need to be changed to display correctly; on other devices, they return images with a fixed orientation and an EXIF tag that indicates how they must be rotated or flipped to display correctly.

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Dark Mode

We recently added support to detect whether a device is running in dark/light mode based on this issue. Some of the code in the implementation is also derived from that issue submitted by Javier.

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Moving Away from Java FX

Codename One itself never depended on JavaFX. This kept us small and performant. However, we need JavaFX to support HTML and media in the simulator and on the desktop ports. This was a choice we made easily back in the Java 8 days. JavaFX was integrated into the official JDK and this was an easy choice to make.

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Samsung Lowers Resolution Randomly

A few weeks ago we got this question on stackoverflow. At first I didn't think this issue was special... But as the investigation continued it became clear that we're facing a weird issue...

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RAD Chat Room - Part 5

This is part 5 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 4

This is part 4 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 3

This is part 3 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here and part 2 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 2

This is part 2 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 1

This tutorial describes how to use the RADChatRoom library to quickly and easily add a nice-looking, fully functional chat room to your Codename One application.

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