Packaging a JFX app in a gradle build system

Scott Palmer swpalmer at
Thu Mar 26 23:16:14 UTC 2015

I am successfully using the javafx gradle plugin to produce a packaged app on Windows and Linux. (Thanks Danno!)
I haven't tried much with Mac yet, but I believe it will make an application bundle.

Oracle should be making this part of your day job, Danno.  Who do I need to bribe? :-)


> On Mar 26, 2015, at 3:23 PM, Robert Krüger <krueger at> wrote:
> Great! Thanks for the update!
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Danno Ferrin <danno.ferrin at>
> wrote:
>> 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.
> I am not sure I understand this correctly. Does that mean the plugin as it
> is now works for 8u40? At the moment I would be more than happy just to be
> able to package a runnable application without file associations. What do
> you mean by secondary launchers in this context? A second main class in a
> build file?
> Best regards,
> Robert

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