Update JavaFX in JFXPanel while EDT is blocked

Richard Bair richard.bair at oracle.com
Fri Jun 15 13:33:19 PDT 2012

>> Probably showing JavaFX in its own stage is the best approach?
> Well, the stage is shown as part of a JFrame. So I can only think of a
> JavaFX Popup in just the right position. Which will be fun when users
> start to resize or move the window... Or did you have something else in mind?

OK, I was thinking the entire login screen would be a separate window and all javaFX, and then it would launch the Swing app and then you could hide the JavaFX window when login completed.

>> break up the Swing init to occur over multiple events or force
>> rendering at certain points
> I'd recommend the former to myself but it is not going to happen soon.
> Legacy code. How can I force rendering?

I've forgotten the Swing magic to be honest, I bet Jasper remembers (but I'm sure the web remembers if you look for it).


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