mapjfx display problem on Windows 10 seems solved

For some time now there was a bug that the map was not displaying properly on some Windows systems, see

It seems this was because of a bug in the WebView from JavaFX https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8234471. Thanks to https://github.com/vewert and https://github.com/Abu-Abdullah investigating into this.

This issue was fixed with JavaFX15, I tried this on a virtual machine with Windows10 and could not reproduce the error anymore.

There is no need to update mapjfx to JavaFX15 (as macOS and *nix are not hit by this bug). If you are on Windows10 you need to add the following dependency to your application:

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.openjfx</groupId>
    <artifactId>javafx-web</artifactId>
    <version>16-ea+1</version>
</dependency>

I tried 16-ea+1 and 15-ea+8, the version should be the same that is used for the whole application.

 

mapjfx 2.15.0 and 1.33.0 released adding circles and OpenLayers 6.4.2

I just released mapjfx versions 1.33.0 and 2.15.0, they will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.33.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.15.0</version>
  </dependency>

1.33.0 is built using Java 8 and 2.15.0 uses Java 11.

Circles can now be added to a map, giving the center coordinates and the radius in meters with custom coloring and transparency, thanks to Hanwoo Kim for this contribution!

The OpenLayers version now is 6.4.2.

mapjfx display problems update

For the last two years a problem was coming up occasionally with some users, that only the top left area of the map is displayed, and the rest is not loading:

Thanks to the analysis of Martin Stiel in this comment and Victor Ewert in issue 81 it seems that this can be traced to a problem when running the application on a high resolution display.

Alas I cannot reproduce this as I have no hardware with a resolution that might be high enough. So if you have this problem you might try the solution that Victor mentions in the issue linked above: start the application with -Dprism.allowhidpi=false.

So currently I cannot support this as for em this problem is not reproducible, But I’d be glad for feedback or any new information.

 

Update:

https://www.sothawo.com/2020/09/mapjfx-display-problem-on-windows-10-seems-solved/

mapjfx 1.32.0 and 2.14.0 adds the ability to rotate markers and labels

I just released mapjfx versions 1.32.0 and 2.14.0, they will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.32.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.14.0</version>
  </dependency>

1.32.0 is built using Java 8 and 2.14.0 uses Java 11.

Markers and Labels on a map now have a rotation property which will rotate the corresponding HTML Element. The values goes from 0 to 360 and defines the rotating angle clockwise.

mapjfx 1.31.1 and 2.13.1 fixing event triggering regression

I just released mapjfx versions 1.31.1 and 2.13.1, they will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.31.1</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.13.1</version>
  </dependency>

1.31.1 is built using Java 8 and 2.13.1 uses Java 11.

These versions fix a regression where events for markers and labels (mouse enter/leave, context click etc) where not created anymore due to enabling scroll/zoom behaviour on markers and labels.
Now all events are dispatched again as they should.

mapjfx 2.13.0 switches back to use Java 11 (LTS)

I just released mapjfx version 2.13.0, it will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.13.0</version>
  </dependency>

I switched back to use Java 11 (LTS) as SceneBuilder is only available for Java 11 (https://gluonhq.com/products/scene-builder/) and libraries built with version 12 or 13 cannot be used in SceneBuilder 11.

mapjfx 1.30.0 and 2.11.0 with new Bing Maps MapTypes

I just released mapjfx versions 1.30.0 and 2.11.0, they will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.30.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.11.0</version>
  </dependency>

1.30.0 is built using Java 8 and 2.11.0 uses Java 12.

In these version 4 new variants for the Bing Map mapType are added (thanks to https://github.com/MalteBahr)

mapjfx 2.8.0 and 1.27.0 with improved configuration options

it is now possible to disable the zoom controls on the Map (Issue #59) using the new introduced configuration object like this:

mapView.initialize(Configuration.builder()
    .showZoomControls(false)
    .build());

versions 1.27.0 and 2.8.0 will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.27.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.8.0</version>
  </dependency>

support for alternate map projections in mapjfx

The latest versions of mapjfx – 1.22.0 and 2.3.0 – have the possibility to have different projections for the map used in OpenLayers. The possible projections are:

  • Web Mercator (EPSG:3857); this is used if no other projection is specified and is the projection that was hardcoded up to now
  • WGS84 (EPSG:4326); this can be set when initializing the MapView object.

Check the mapjfx-demo description and the source code. The actual versions are available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.22.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.3.0</version>
  </dependency>

The two screenshots show the different map projections:

EPSG:4326

EPSG:3857

mapjfx now supports filled polygons

I just released mapjfx versions 1.21.0 and 2.2.0, they will be available in maven central:

  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>1.21.0</version>
  </dependency>
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.sothawo</groupId>
    <artifactId>mapjfx</artifactId>
    <version>2.2.0</version>
  </dependency>

Now it is possible to close CoordinateLines to polygons with a fill color:


Comments and contributions welcome.