JavaFX with Eclipse and JDK9

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Wed Jul 6 10:05:03 UTC 2016

For what is worth - the problem is that JDT-Beta-Builds are only modules
starting with "java.".

I've started a thread at jdt-core mailing list [1] - I started working
on a patch to also add "javafx." and hope it gets accepted.



On 27.05.16 16:04, Dr. Michael Paus wrote:
> I recently tried to get a JavaFX application running with the latest EA
> build of JDK9 from
> within Eclipse but I failed. Can anybody on this list tell me what I
> have to do to get that
> working? I have the latest milestone release of Eclipse Neon installed
> together with the
> latest JDK9 and I have also installed the Java 9 Support (BETA) for
> Neon. I also installed
> e(fx)clipse if that should matter. The problem is that I cannot access
> any of the JavaFX
> packages. I even added a file to the project which
> explicitly requires the
> JavaFX modules but nothing helped so far. The JRE System Library only
> contains the modules
> which are in the java.* namespace but none of the other modules
> especially the javafx.*
> modules and I don't find any option to add these. Did anybody ever try
> this and succeeded?
> Thanks, Michael

Thomas Schindl, CTO EDV Systemhaus GmbH
Eduard-Bodem-Gasse 5-7, A-6020 Innsbruck
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