Pedro Duque Vieira
pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 14:06:06 PST 2013
On a side note: I've been trying to view that javaone video by David Qiao
on javafx metro apps for a while but it isn't still available to download
or see. Can someone from Oracle upload it there?
Thanks, best regards,
On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 10:02 PM, Pedro Duque Vieira <
pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the replies.
> My question was also on getting to know what needs to be done for metro
> java apps to be a possibility and what can I do for that.
> I agree windows rt should not be a priority. Android and ios should be
> much higher on the priority list.
> I currently have been skinning javafx to make controls feel and look like
> metro and I would like to know what else needs to be done and whether this
> is the correct way to have metro like controls in java.
> What about other controls that are part of windows 8 API but not of the
> JavaFX API like the toggle control, rating control, etc? Should we create
> them through javafx like we create any other control? Or are there any
> special system calls we need to make?
> And the special controls like the app toolbar and charms? This ones will
> probably be implemented through special system calls, right?
> And what about the rest like windows 8 animations that are present by
> Thanks, best regards,
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 9:45 PM, Daniel Zwolenski <zonski at gmail.com> 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 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 oracle.com>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.
> Pedro Duque Vieira
Pedro Duque Vieira
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