JavaFX 11 on Android

Johan Vos johan.vos at
Thu Oct 4 18:07:20 UTC 2018

On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 7:10 PM Sverre Moe < at> wrote:

> Den tor. 4. okt. 2018 kl. 19:01 skrev Johan Vos <johan.vos at>:
>> Hi,
>> I worked from the openjfx/develop repository and created a version that
>> works on Android (will work on iOS soon).
>> This required some changes, as we're running on top of the Android VM,
>> which is not really Java (not even close).
>> How so? Didn't Google replace their own Java implementation with OpenJDK?
> That switch was made in Android N two years ago.
> Maybe I am off base here. I haven't been fiddling around Android much for
> some years.

They're pretty selective.
For some reason, they have some classes (e.g. sun.misc.SharedSecrets) that
are missing some methods.

Even if Android would be OpenJDK 8 (which it is not), that's not 11 and
it's impossible to predict when Google wants to move to 9/10/11

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