Metro apps

Daniel Zwolenski zonski at
Mon Jan 7 13:45:32 PST 2013

I wonder if Pedro's approach of simply "skinning" things to look Metro
would be a good interim solution. So apps are deployed
in compatibility mode but look somewhat windows8-like.

Sounds like Jim already did a little of this. Perhaps there could be some
collab/sharing with Pedro to support him developing this for the benefit of

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Richard Bair <richard.bair at>wrote:

> > Lately my messages have been ignored on this mailing list by the javafx
> > team members.
> Vacation ;-)
> Long story short -- a port to WinRT would be that -- a full port,
> considered something different than the windows port (which is in large
> measure dependent on win32), largely due to limitations (such as JIT), and
> the fact that it is a completely new stack that will just take time to get
> to. As Nicolas mentioned, it isn't as high priority as Android and iOS, and
> we don't have those ports available yet either ;-). So it will be a while
> before we add it to our roadmap I would guess.

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