Java & JavaFX on mobiles

Steve Hannah steve at
Wed Oct 7 21:19:02 UTC 2015

I recall reading that these JDKs won't include any UI components.  Since
iOS doesn't support JIT, the iOS port of JDK will certainly be AOT

On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 PM, Felix Bembrick <felix.bembrick at>

> The world of Java and JavaFX is growing more confusing than ever it seems.
> Some say Oracle is cutting back on funding for Java because it is
> effectively helping its competitors. Sounds similar to Google forking
> WebKit so they weren't writing code for Apple.
> But now we hear of the looming release of official JDKs for iOS and
> Android from Oracle.
> Will these JDKs be the best and simplest way of running JavaFX on those
> platforms? Without JIT support, will these JDKs support AOT compiling?
> Do the proposed JDKs for mobiles even include JavaFX?
> Felix

Steve Hannah
Web Lite Solutions Corp.

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