So, will it work?
richard.bair at oracle.com
Fri Dec 9 07:58:44 PST 2011
I'm afraid I can't commit to getting any Linux bits (either binary or source) out in less than a month, so if you have to run on Linux I'm afraid we won't be ready to help you yet.
Also, this sort of question really belongs on the Forums (https://forums.oracle.com/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=1385), as this list should be reserved for development discussions.
On Dec 9, 2011, at 12:26 AM, Paweł Gronkiewicz wrote:
> I am member of a university team working on our diplomma now. Our
> subject is a desktop app that would help writers in writing books -
> novels mostly. One of our major goals is to make it work both on
> Windows and Linux. We are writing it in Java and we want something
> else for UI than ugly and unfriendly Swing. JavaFX 2 looks very
> promising (and would be great thing to learn and put in our resumes).
> But the question is - will it work? Is it reliable enough? Can it work
> on Linux despite no official release yet? End of 2012 is way too late
> for us, we need something working within a month. But what we need are
> just some UI controls - to make main interface, that is all menus,
> navigation, etc [similar to what Word has]. Is it possible with
> current OpenJFX release? If yes, is there any maven archetype to start
> working on the project? Or some sample app (just showing "it works!"
> when opened) to expand?
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