Java & JavaFX on mobiles

Donald Smith donald.smith at
Wed Oct 7 21:24:13 UTC 2015

JavaFX is already 100% open source.  It can be used with the code that 
will be contributed when the proposed OpenJDK project is approved.  
These are not orthogonal in any way.

  - Don

On 07/10/2015 5:21 PM, Felix Bembrick wrote:
> What would be the reason/logic for not including JavaFX in these JDKs?
>> On 8 Oct 2015, at 08:19, Steve Hannah <steve at> wrote:
>> 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 compiling.
>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 PM, Felix Bembrick <felix.bembrick at> wrote:
>>> 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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