WebView and WebGL

Scott Palmer swpalmer at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 13:46:06 UTC 2017


... to Any high performance way to get images from native code to the screen in a JavaFX app.  I filed an enhancement request many years ago for a method to supply portions of the media pipeline for the media player APIs. 

I've also been asking for some way to get at a native surface context. Be it DirectX, OpenGL, Metal,... even just a native window handle.


> On Aug 26, 2017, at 9:15 AM, Sten Nordstrom <stnordstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael, all,
> Just want to state my support for Michael's "Direct backed WritableImage".
> Having a way to do natively-backed rendering is IMO the most important
> feature still missing from FX. This is an area where QT is still way ahead
> with it's OpenGL/OpenGL ES integration.
> Having something like a direct-WritableImage implementation would also make
> it easier to implement a video viewer using native decoder libs. Personally
> I find this approach much more powerful than the existing FX 3D and media
> streaming features, which are (especially 3D) limited in their
> capabilities.
> I will be at JavaOne this year, so if there is any interest in meeting up
> and talking JavaFX I'm in!
> Best regards,
> Sten Nordström
>> On Fri, 25 Aug 2017 at 22.41 Michael Hoffer <info at michaelhoffer.de> wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan, hi all,
>> I would like to bring up the "WritableImage backed by DirectBuffer"
>> discussion again:

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