Packaging a JFX app in a gradle build system

Danno Ferrin danno.ferrin at
Thu Mar 26 18:43:12 UTC 2015

It’s not abandoned, I’ve just had a lot of work on my day job at the moment.

For 8u20 and later you can access most of the new features from the builder arguments.  Secondary launchers and file associations will require some additions I hope to get to in the next month or so.

> On Mar 26, 2015, at 10:36 AM, Robert Krüger <krueger at> wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry for posting this here but I have tried Stackoverflow and the Oracle
> JFX user forum first with no responses.
> I am looking for the most sensible way to integrate packaging of a JavaFX
> application into my Gradle build.
> The plugin at does not look
> like it's maintained and I was wondering if there was a better way than
> manually hacking together a command line invocation of javapackager where I
> have to manually resolve all the dependency stuff myself.
> For OSX packaging I have successfully played around with the gradle plugin
> at, which offers the level
> of convenience that I am looking for but I thought this was something that
> was within the scope of the Javapackager shipped with the JDK, which I
> would like to use, mainly because it is a supported/maintained piece of
> software and supports more than just OSX.
> Any advice from people doing similar things or maybe the
> Javapackager-Developers?
> Best regards,
> Robert

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