Author Archives: Tom Schindl

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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Introducing (another/additional) JavaFX TestFramework

Let me start with the statement that TestFX is somewhat the default JUnit-Testframework for JavaFX application and is what we proposed to use to all our customers and our projects until today where we introduce our own one. There are … Continue reading

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e(fx)clipse 3.0.0 is released

e(fx)clipse has been released on June 6th but because of the high load of JavaFX projects we are working on I did not have time to write the public release announcement. In total we have worked on ~100 tickets most … Continue reading

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e(fx)clipse runtime library – Working with the (JavaFX) UI-Thread

When developing UI-Application a very frequent task is to synchronizes yourself back from an worker-thread to the UI-Thread schedule task to run in the future Block the program flow and wait for a condition being met (in SWT called spinning … Continue reading

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e4 on JavaFX with the bnd-maven-plugin (with VS Code)

Just a few minutes ago I blogged about our future plans for e(fx)clipse and to show you that we take the things mentionned there really serious I can provide you an initial report on the first 2 points from the … Continue reading

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e(fx)clipse and the future of e4 on JavaFX

We’ve been a bit silent in the last few months but the reason is not that our investment in e(fx)clipse has been stopped – it’s the complete opposite. We are involved in HUGE JavaFX projects built on top of e4 … Continue reading

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