OpenJFX on iOS using RoboVM

Niklas Therning niklas at
Tue May 14 00:30:52 PDT 2013


I'll clean up the code and post it somewhere later this week. We're not
using OpenJDK's class libraries. It's Android's.

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 6:38 PM, <steve.x.northover at> wrote:

> Niklas!!!
> 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?
> Steve
> 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]**05/javafx-openjfx-on-ios-**
>> using-robovm.html<>
>> [2]**browse/RT-30327<>
>> [3]**browse/RT-30329<>
>> Regards,
>> Niklas Therning

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