JavaFX website

Miroslav Nachev at
Tue Sep 4 07:13:35 UTC 2018

4. Online demonstration of graphical controls and other capabilities -
basic and extra from the community.

On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:02 AM Johan Vos <johan.vos at> wrote:

> It has been mentioned a number of times that JavaFX would benefit from a
> JavaFX website.
> I see a number of options that fall in the category website:
> 1. A set of pages with details on what OpenJFX is, how to build, where to
> download and get release notes, how to contribute, roadmap,... That is what
> I believe can perfectly be done in the OpenJFX wiki. It can be the
> reference manual
> 2. A set of pages targeting new and existing JavaFX developers, with a
> focus on where to download, how to get started (maven/gradle/IDE's), where
> to get docs/tutorials and probably with some links to third party libraries
> (free/commercial). This is sort of the user manual.
> 3. A highly interactive community site, gathering tweets/blog posts etc,
> more or less similar to what James Weaver and Gerrit Grunwald did years
> ago.
> For 1: I think this is up to us (OpenJFX committers) to maintain and
> improve. It will also benefit the people here.
> For 2: This is the most important thing, I believe. It would be great if a
> number of people from this list step up to organize this. It can be a
> static website, a github page, or anything else. I don't think this
> strictly belongs under OpenJFX (which I consider to be the technical
> development umbrella) but it's extremely important to have.
> I think this is a perfect opportunity for people and companies who want to
> get more active in JavaFX to get involved in.
> For 3: That would be nice, but I think it's too ambitious for now. I would
> be happy with a static, simple, clear website.
> - Johan

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