JFX build and deployment - squeaking wheel
richard.bair at oracle.com
Sat Nov 3 12:42:49 PDT 2012
Applets certainly are not going to be ditched entirely, but we do have to face the current trends in the industry which are decidedly _away_ from plugins. Although we dedicate engineers to the applet and will continue to do so, we have to be pragmatic and realize that native application deployment is our best opportunity to have a bullet-proof and robust deployment scenario, which also has no associated security issues.
On Nov 3, 2012, at 12:18 PM, Pedro Duque Vieira <pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm still clueless about this.
> Could somebody please respond?
> Are you going to ditch applets completely? It seems that unfortunately this
> is the case.
> On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 2:14 AM, Pedro Duque Vieira <
> pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As for the applets and the jnlp part (specially applets) I already brought
>> up this subject more than once but either didn't got a response, or got
>> just some general pointers but no concrete plans for release.
>> I think as for offline desktop deployment things are currently handled
>> On the other hand applets are seriously crippled. I personally think that
>> this is a really good area where Java could excel and consequently draw in
>> a big percentage of developers. Flash is dying and developers are getting
>> aware that HTML5 isn't what it was promised to be, so there is really no
>> good technology for creating feature rich web apps. Sure you can use HTML5
>> to create nice looking document based web apps but not more than that, at
>> least not currently.
>> I just wish I could deploy my apps with this beautifully crafted JavaFX
>> controls through the web seamlessly and painlessly (just like flash does
>> it) :-)
>> Thanks, best regards,
>> Pedro Duque Vieira
> Pedro Duque Vieira
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