OpenJFX on iOS using RoboVM

steve.x.northover at steve.x.northover at
Mon May 13 09:38:16 PDT 2013


This is very cool.  Please make your work available as soon as possible 
so others can try it out.  I have played a bit with RoboVM and looked 
into what would be required to port JavaFX to it but did not get the 
time to do a deep dive.  Are you using the OpenJDK for the class libraries?


On 13/05/2013 5:32 AM, Niklas Therning wrote:
> Hi,
> I've managed to get OpenJFX running on iOS using RoboVM. Please see the
> RoboVM blog [1] for a quick video of it.
> I'd like to say thank you for writing such great code! BrickBreaker almost
> worked out of the box! I had to remove/stub out font related stuff of
> course and PlatformLogger had to be copied from OpenJDK. Also had to fix a
> tiny bug in the native glass code [2] and an NPE in PlatformUtil.getRTDir()
> when PlatformUtil.class isn't available in any jar file [3].
> Do you have an ETA on the open-sourcing of the font related code? It would
> be a fun challenge to get most of the controls or even the Ensemble sample
> to work but fonts are essential of course.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> Regards,
> Niklas Therning

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