JavaFX port to iOS/Android status

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Mon May 13 01:51:06 PDT 2013

On 21.04.13 20:12, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Hi,
> I think Richard mixup a bit in his list VMs and AOT compilers. XMLVM is
> a AOT compiler producing an iOS/Android executable from Java-Class files
> (in the end it produces ObjectiveC code which emulates the Stack of the
> JVM so the code is not really human readable).
> There are 2 stragegies to run FX on iOS (fairly the same is true for
> Android):
> * get a VM running on the device (this VM is not allowed to JIT)
> * AOT compile your Java app so that it runs without a JVM
> I currently only know of Avian to run as a JVM on iOS/Android whereas
> there are at least 2 AOT compilers:
> * RoboVM (main target is iOS as of now)


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