8u40 is released
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Wed Mar 4 19:45:12 UTC 2015
Johan Vos wrote:
> Oracle stated that they won't release new binaries for SceneBuilder,
> but since the code is open-source and BSD licensed, third parties and
> the Java Community in general can create binaries based on the
> SceneBuilder sources.
> This is what we did at Gluon (http://gluonhq.com), and the result can
> be downloaded at http://gluonhq.com/products/downloads/
> This download is based on the latest 8u40 source code in OpenJFX. It
> includes the 8u40 Controls (e.g. Spinner, Dialogs).
> Hope this is helpful.
> - Johan
> 2015-03-04 16:31 GMT+01:00 Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net
> <mailto:mike at plan99.net>>:
> Hi Kevin,
> Scene Builder source code is available in the OpenJFX repo under
> the BSD
> > license, but separate binaries are no longer being released as of
> I'm a bit confused what this means.
> People who want to use Scene Builder are expected to compile it
> from now on? Does that really make sense? Presumably the idea here
> is that
> SB will be integrated into IDEs and will no longer have any
> purpose as a
> standalone app, but I'm not sure we're ready to go there yet - the
> time I tried the SB integration into IntelliJ it was extremely
> basic and
> far below the experience of the dedicated app.
> As just one example, UI design benefits a lot from maximal screen
> IDE embeddings often don't provide that.
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