nlisker at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 13:54:27 UTC 2018
1. I would like access, thanks. I'll be able to update the Eclipse
instructions and some of the Windows build instructions.
2. I submitted https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8210360. It's going
to take a large effort to go over every page there and see what needs
changing. If enough people join the task we could (and should) have it
updated for openjfx12.
On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 3:49 PM Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>
> 1. The OpenJFX Wiki on openjdk.java.net is ideal for maintaining pages
> related to the Project itself. This can be supplemented by other Wikis.
> As for access, any OpenJFX Project Author (or Committer) can have write
> access to the Wiki. Just let me know if you want access, but it isn't
> activated yet.
> 2. This is where the community could really help as noted by Johan and
> others. The tutorials are indeed out of date. If you want to file a JBS
> bug and assign it to me, I can see what needs to be done to either
> correct (if simple) or archive pages that are so out of date as to be
> useless (or worse, misleading).
> -- Kevin
> On 9/4/2018 1:18 AM, Nir Lisker wrote:
> > 1. Yes. The OpenJFX wiki is editable only by specific people (or only
> > Kevin) and it requires a lot of updating. We need either to be able to
> > submit changes to it, or to use the GitHub wiki which is collaborative by
> > design, in which case we need to hide the OpenJFX wiki to avoid
> > 2. Yes. The tutorials  are slightly outdated (and SceneBuilder should
> > disappear from there ASAP and point to Gluon). I don't know who controls
> > those pages.
> > 3. No. There's not enough traction. Jonathan Giles collects some "links
> > the week" and the semi-zombified /r/JavaFX subreddit is enough to
> > that we shouldn't invest yet in this direction.
> >  https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/javase-clienttechnologies.htm
> > - Nir
> > On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:02 AM Johan Vos <johan.vos at gluonhq.com> 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
> >> download and get release notes, how to contribute, roadmap,... That is
> >> 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),
> >> to get docs/tutorials and probably with some links to third party
> >> (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
> >> 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
> >> be happy with a static, simple, clear website.
> >> - Johan
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