nicolas.lorain at oracle.com
Mon Jan 7 13:57:07 PST 2013
Skinning to make apps look like Metro apps is one thing, getting them
into the Windows Store is another thing. It eally depends what is the
On 1/7/13 1:51 PM, Jim Weaver wrote:
> David Qiao (copied) did some skinning as well as navigation work when
> he Metro-styled JavaFX Ensemble for his JavaOne "JavaFX meets Metro"
> Jim Weaver
> On 1/7/13 4:45 PM, Daniel Zwolenski wrote:
>> 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
>> 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 oracle.com>wrote:
>>>> Lately my messages have been ignored on this mailing list by the
>>>> 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
>>> before we add it to our roadmap I would guess.
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