Draft JEP for new Packaging Tool (replacement for javapackager)
tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Sun Jun 3 08:22:31 UTC 2018
That's why I requested that since a long time from the packager because
a splash has to be part of the native launcher created.
The Eclipse-RCP-Launcher does exactly the right thing:
* Show a static image (IIRC they use bmp)
* Once the VM and UI-Toolkit is up replace that image with a window (SWT
calls it Shell) so that you can go interactive showing videos,
a progressbar, ...
On 03.06.18 10:11, Mario Ivankovits wrote:
> A preloader/splash-screen will/should also hide the JVM startup time.
> Best regards,
>> Am 03.06.2018 um 09:57 schrieb Tom Schindl <tom.schindl at bestsolution.at>:
>> On 01.06.18 19:42, Johan Vos wrote:
>>> I'm not saying a preloader is really a requirement, but I know of a few
>>> applications that are using it and benefiting from it.
>>> The preloader functionality is more than just a splash screen, and I see
>>> this valuable for instance when static initializers of classes that are
>>> used in the main class may take a lot of time.
>> Then I'd argue that you can easily refactor your main-class ;-)
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