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Adam Carroll

About Adam Carroll

Adam is a Software Engineer working at King. He’s originally from London but now lives and works in Barcelona. Adam works in Java on the server-side systems that King uses to communicate with the players of the mobile games. These games have millions and millions of players so this makes for a really interesting technical challenge! Adam's interests include travel and learning languages. You might well find him walking around in the sunshine in Barcelona or perhaps sitting reading a book in one of the city’s many cafes.

How JavaFX was used to build a desktop application

In this blog post, I explain how JavaFX can be used to create the user interface for a cross-platform desktop application. This is all based on the real-life experience of building VocabHunter, an open source application to help people learning a foreign language. In my day job at King, I work as a server-side Java … Continue reading How JavaFX was used to build a desktop application

VocabHunter – A tool for learners of foreign languages

A Java-based application, developed as open source. Working here at King you meet people from all over the world. In my case I’m English but living and working in Barcelona. I’m busy learning Catalan and being a techie, I’ve developed some software to help in the learning process. One of the important of steps in … Continue reading VocabHunter – A tool for learners of foreign languages