Announcing EA builds of standalone JavaFX SDK

Nir Lisker nlisker at
Tue May 8 21:55:22 UTC 2018

Thanks Kevin, that's good to hear.

Michael, adding the external jars as single entries is the simplest and
most granular way, but you can also define a library from those jars and
then add that single library to any project:

1. Add Library...
2. User Library
3. User Libraries...
4. New... (give it a name)
5. Add External JARs... (add all the jars)
6. OK/Apply everything.

This creates a single entry in the .classpath:

    <classpathentry kind="con"

This should be the parallel to specifying a single folder from the command

As for the runtime issue, is it finding the other modules?

- Nir

On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 3:39 PM, Michael Paus <mp at> wrote:

> Am 08.05.18 um 14:27 schrieb Tom Schindl:
> [...]
>> 3. How do you properly configure an Eclipse (the latest 4.7.3a) project
>>> to use this module path. Adding the OpenJDK was no problem but how do
>>> you add the module path for JavaFX? I failed on that.
>>> You just open the Java Build Path-Properties-Page on the project and add
>> the external jars, not?
>> Tom
> That's one of the ways I tried it but ...
> 1. is that the intended way of doing it? On the command line you just
> specify a single folder.
> 2. I did this and it resolved all dependencies at compile time but I got
> an exception at runtime
> Error occurred during initialization of boot layer
> java.lang.module.FindException: Module javafx.fxml not found
> although I also added
> --add-modules=javafx.fxml,javafx.controls,javafx.web,
> as VM arguments.

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