Building OpenJFX for the first time
John C. Turnbull
ozemale at ozemail.com.au
Fri Jun 17 06:14:09 UTC 2016
I would like to set up a development environment for the OpenJFX project but
have never attempted this before.
I am very familiar with all 3 major Java IDEs with my preference (in order
of most favourite to least favourite) is Eclipse, IntelliJ, NetBeans (so
whichever one is "best" doesn't really matter).
I am familiar with Gradle but by no means an expert.
My machine is a Windows 10 x64 PC.
I am only interested in building for JDK 9 and JavaFX 9 (as these will be
released before any project I am working on will go live).
I am happy to build just for Windows at this point so I can get a feel for
the project and see if there are opportunities where I can fix a bug or two
or make contributions in other ways.
So, what is the best way to build this project using the environment and
tools I have described?
Which IDE would make the process the simplest or easiest?
Is there an up-to-date web page that describes the process in sufficient
detail that will enable me to accomplish this?
Thanks very much,
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