Author Archives: Tom Schindl

Slides from JavaFX-Days Zürich on e(fx)clipse APIs

If you could not attend my talk at the JavaFX-Days Zürich yesterday or you did and wanted to recap what you’ve presented. Here are the slides. I enjoyed the conference and I hope you did as well. See you next … Continue reading

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Announcing e(fx)clipse DriftFX – Integrating Native Rendering Pipelines into JavaFX

I’ve had the honor to introduce DriftFX at todays JavaFX-Days conference in Zürich. What is DriftFX DriftFX is a JavaFX extension allowing you to embed native rendering engines (eg OpenGL) into the JavaFX-Scenegraph. To embed external rendering engines DriftFX exposes … Continue reading

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Building dynamic Java Module System layers to integrate JavaFX 11 in Equinox

One of the most fundamental features of the e(fx)clipse runtime is to integrate JavaFX into the Equinox OSGi-Container and even a running Eclipse IDE. We currently support the following setups: JavaFX 8 JavaFX 9/10 JavaFX 11 and the integration for … Continue reading

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Supporting OpenJFX 11 from JDK11 onwards in e(fx)clipse

So starting with JDK-11 OpenJFX is not part of any downloadable distribution. As JavaFX is designed to run on the module-path (and tested only there) you have 2 options to run JavaFX inside OSGi: * You create your own JDK-Distribution … Continue reading

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Fluent-Log API landed in e(fx)clipse

Last week I came a cross Googles FLogger-API and I really liked it. Back in e(fx)clipse land I started to miss it but because introducing a dependency to other log-frameworks is not possible – I implemented our own fluent log … Continue reading

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Proper OSGi access restriction warnings for e(fx)clipse maven projects

In the last few days I worked on the last required feature to abandon PDE and use maven (with the bnd-maven-plugin) and m2e. Does anyone reading my blog know if IntelliJ and Netbeans also have a feature like this?

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Cross IDE Dev-Support for “e4 on JavaFX” – We are almost there

In the last few days I made a major step towards supporting all major Java-IDEs (Eclipse, Netbeans, IntelliJ IDEA) to develop “e4 on JavaFX” applications. The key to this multi-IDE support is that we don’t use the MANIFEST-First approach from … Continue reading

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