Monocle as a replacement

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Tue Feb 18 23:49:18 UTC 2020

For desktop platforms, Monocle is only used as a testing framework. It 
isn't really suitable for proper headless support (as I guess you 
noticed), and isn't shipped on desktop platforms with the release.

-- Kevin

On 2/17/2020 11:12 AM, Tres Finocchiaro wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm the developer of a printing plugin which leverages JavaFX for a few
> HTML functions.
> One of our functions would greatly benefit from being "headless (or more
> accurately, "silent") mode that Monocle offers and I'm evaluating the use
> of Monocle on (non-headless) Desktops for this.  I'm currently testing a
> monocle build by the TestFX team for MacOS.
> Although first test was positive, when invoking multiple times, I'm getting
> some internal errors similar to this:
> and the framework grows slower
> and slower as it nears its final capture. (I'm using WebView.capture(...))
> Is this the right place for such as discussion? Where's the best place to
> ask about issues with Monocle?
> - Tres.Finocchiaro at

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