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

Tom Eugelink tbee at
Wed Oct 10 09:29:15 PDT 2012

The minute someone from Oracle gives me the green light, those artifact are in Maven central. But I'm not going to take on Oracle's corporate lawyers in case I'm doing something that is in their eyes illegal.


On 2012-10-09 23:20, John McDonnell wrote:
> Commented in line.
> On 9 October 2012 20:04, Mark Fortner <phidias51 at> wrote:
>> My preference would be to get the following tasks taken care of before
>> Oracle starts throwing resources at supporting tablets, mobile and JavaFX
>> 3D:
>>     - *Deployment using Maven.*  Although you can build with Maven, there
>>     are a lot of hoops that you still have to jump through, and we still
>> don't
>>     have the artifacts in an accessible repo.  I think Zonski, and others
>> have
>>     blogged about this, and kvetched on mailing lists so I won't repeat
>> their
>>     comments here.
> I actually though that this was fixed in 1.7u6, but after trying out a
> simple maven project in 1.7u7 using netbeans, I realized that it was not as
> easy as I hoped, well without the help of Google and ZenJava blog.
> For any sort of development I think these sort of things(Maven support,
> deployment, etc) need to be looked into, it should be easy by now to simple
> create a maven project and use JavaFX classes without jumping through any
> hoops.  There will be tighter integration of JavaFX in Java 8, when it
> comes out right?  if so thats still over half a year away :(

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