No JavaFX for iOS, Android or WP - why not?

Richard Bair richard.bair at
Tue Oct 9 10:09:04 PDT 2012

> "JavaFX is no longer intended for use on SmartPhones. The iPhone, Android
> and Windows Mobile phones are provided by the respective platforms, there is
> no room there for JavaFX. JavaFX is targeted at the desktop to replace Swing
> and at smaller devices that run embedded Java."

This is certainly not the position that I've taken or that the Java client organization has taken. We do not at this time have iOS or Android on our official roadmaps, but we have not taken a position to say that JavaFX is not (or will not) be used on smart phones.


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