Monocle as a replacement

Dan Howard sproket at
Wed Feb 19 01:58:02 UTC 2020

I don't know if any people are here but they implemented a 
JavaFX to SVG rendering so they may have had some experience with this.

On 2/18/2020 6:54 PM, Tres Finocchiaro wrote:
> Thanks.  I'm working with Gluon (commercially) to see if changing that
> moving forward is possible, I'll focus my energy over there.
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020, 6:49 PM Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at>
> wrote:
>> 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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