Fx questions

John Maton john2011uk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 11:54:11 UTC 2015

Michael - I tried 8.0_72-b05 running on Windows 7 and all the videos I
tried on the www.youtube.com home page ran HTML5 and worked fine. This is a
big step up from 8.0_66 but I can't get to an Apple Mac at the moment.
John Maton

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:26 AM, John Maton <john2011uk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Michael,
> I am travelling and don't have access to my Apple Mac, I can try when I
> get back (5.11).
> I have a friend on Ubuntu and it worked for him.
> However I have just noticed I am running 8.0_72-b02
> so I will try on 8.0_72-b05 later today and let you know if that changes
> anything
> Regards
> John Maton
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:21 AM, Dr. Michael Paus <mp at jugs.org> wrote:
>> This is good to know but I just gave it a try on my MacBookPro Retina
>> and it failed.
>> I opened the youtube start page and there was an add at the top
>> (from Porsche :-)) which indeed played a video. Cool!
>> But when I then clicked on the link to close the add java crashed
>> completely.
>> #
>> # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
>> #
>> #  SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x000000014946489e, pid=4440, tid=87311
>> #
>> # JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (8.0_72-b05) (build
>> 1.8.0_72-ea-b05)
>> # Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (25.72-b05 mixed mode
>> bsd-amd64 compressed oops)
>> # Problematic frame:
>> # C  [libjfxmedia_avf.dylib+0x789e]
>> _ZN18AVFKernelComponent18ProcessBufferListsERjRK15AudioBufferListRS1_j+0x22
>> #
>> Obviously I'm having sticky fingers or so because I always catch all bugs
>> which are lurking arround.
>> Frustrating.
>> Am 30.10.15 um 10:37 schrieb John Maton:
>> JDK 8u72 (1.8.0_72-ea) makes a big difference here.
>> Using 8u66 I was not able to see any HTML5 videos on youtube, they all
>> reverted to Flash.
>> 8u72 makes it all work, last time I checked I was unable to find a video
>> on youtube which did not work.
>> You can download 8u72 at https://jdk8.java.net/download.html
>> Best regards,
>> John Maton
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Dr. Michael Paus <mp at jugs.org> wrote:
>>> Am 29.10.15 um 22:58 schrieb Brian Harris:
>>>> - when embedding html5 pages into fx apps, should we expect it to
>>>> render/behave similar to popular browsers like chrome? I'm wondering if
>>>> we
>>>> can expect this to just work or if things may be a bit wonky.
>>> In theory it is just Webkit and as such it should behave like any
>>> popular browser
>>> and in many cases it does. However, I have stumbled over several pages
>>> where
>>> this is not the case and sometimes it even depends on the system you are
>>> running your application on. It may work on Windows but fail on a Mac
>>> Retina.
>>> Your best bet is to just give it a try with the pages that are important
>>> for you
>>> and see how it behaves.
>>> Here are a few pages where I have problems with.
>>> https://www.google.com/maps - (enters "Lite-Mode" because of
>>> unsupported features.)
>>> https://www.youtube.com - (I am not able to watch any video there. Same
>>> on vimeo.)
>>> https://www.windyty.com - (No wind trails on MacBook Pro Retina.)
>>> (Tested with JDK 8u66-b17)

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