Remove JavaFX JPMS enforcement

Glenn Holmer cenbe at
Sat Apr 18 17:15:52 UTC 2020

On 4/18/20 5:01 AM, Michael Paus wrote:
> Getting started with JavaFX is made overly complicated by the fact
> that the use of the module system is enforced by some code in the
> JDK. Especially for beginners, who just want to get some small
> program running, this is almost always a big source of frustration. 

> I'd now like to have some feedback of the community about this.

Making it easy for beginners is the job of an IDE. NetBeans 12.0 beta3
can already create modular JavaFX projects using Maven in which "run
project" and "debug project" work out of the box. Look for the addition
of out-of-box profiling support in beta 4 (hopefully the last before
12.0 releases).

Glenn Holmer (Linux registered user #16682)
"After the vintage season came the aftermath -- and Cenbe."

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