"Internal review ID 9063426: "FXMLLoader: if script engines implement javax.script.Compilabel compile scripts"
Rony G. Flatscher
Rony.Flatscher at wu.ac.at
Sat Jan 25 14:38:03 UTC 2020
On 24.01.2020 16:26, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> Thank you for filing this enhancement request. As an enhancement it should be discussed on this
> list before proceeding with a pull request (although a "WIP" or Draft PR can be used to illustrate
> the concept).
Sure, will do after creating an appropriate PR for adding the ARGV and FILENAME entries to the
engine scope bindings  (may take a little while).
> For my part, this seems like a reasonable enhancement, as long as there are no compatibility
> issues, but it would be good to hear from application developers who heavily use FXML.
> On 1/24/2020 7:21 AM, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
>> Just filed a RFE with the following information:
>> * Component:
>> o JavaFX
>> * Subcomponent:
>> o fxml: JavaFX FXML
>> * Synopsis:
>> o "FXMLLoader: if script engines implement javax.script.Compilabel compile scripts"
>> * Descriptions:
>> o "FXMLLoader is able to execute scripts in Java script languages (javax.script.ScriptEngine
>> implementations) if such a Java script language gets defined as the controller language in
>> the FXML file.
>> If a script engine implements the javax.script.Compilable interface, then such scripts
>> be compiled and the resulting javax.script.CompiledScript could be executed instead using
>> its eval() methods.
>> Evaluating the CompiledScript objects may help speed up the execution of script
>> especially for scripts defined for event attributes in FXML elements (e.g. like
>> which may be repetitevly invoked and evaluated."
>> * System /OS/Java Runtime Information:
>> o "All systems."
>> Received the internal review ID: "9063426"
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