Java FX Plugin For Eclipse By JBoss - Some Screenshots

It seems like JBoss guys are working on a Java FX plugin for Eclipse. There are some screenshots available. These are actually very good news - competition is always good. Only IntelliJ is lacking Java FX support now. But who knows what happens at JavaONE :-).


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It is provided by Exadel.
But why do such a duplicated work of SUN?

Posted by hantsy on May 11, 2009 at 12:48 PM CEST #

Where can I find JavaFX netbeans module fo Linux?

Posted by jam on May 11, 2009 at 12:55 PM CEST #

Posted by 80.101.111.85 on May 11, 2009 at 01:25 PM CEST #

@Hantsy

"But why do such a duplicated work of SUN?"

Easy: to force Sun to provide even better support for Java FX in Netbeans, what will cause in turn the Exadel guys to improve their support as well. IntelliJ may see this and... :-)

regards,

adam

Posted by Adam Bien on May 11, 2009 at 02:02 PM CEST #

@Jam,

in the NB Plugin Manager?

I'm using NB JavaFX on Mac and Win XP / Vista. No idea about Linux...

thanks!,

adam

Posted by Adam Bien on May 11, 2009 at 02:03 PM CEST #

I'm almost certain that I read Sun is creating a JavaFX plugin for Eclipse too and it will be demo'd or released at JavaOne in a few weeks.

Posted by Ryan on May 11, 2009 at 06:27 PM CEST #

The plug-in is being developed by Exadel, not JBoss. You saw it in the JBosss RSS feed (my blog is included there).

@Hantsy: duplicate? All we have seen so far is this: http://kenai.com/projects/eplugin . There is not much there.

@Adam: I would like to see where you read that Sun is working on JavaFX plug-in. The only plug-in I know is from the link I provided above.

Posted by Max on May 11, 2009 at 07:04 PM CEST #

@Max where I wrote about Java FX plugins? :-)

But there is one for Eclipse written by Sun... Didn't used it yet.

thanks for your feedback!,

adam

Posted by Adam Bien on May 11, 2009 at 07:23 PM CEST #

@Adam: sorry, it was @Ryan

Posted by Max on May 11, 2009 at 07:36 PM CEST #

http://kenai.com/projects/eplugin/pages/GettingStarted

How is the Exadel plugin different and isn`t this duplication of effort instead of contributing to the Sun open source project

Posted by Ryan on May 12, 2009 at 02:43 AM CEST #

This link shows that Sun released that plugin:

http://www.javafx.com/faq/#7.6

Posted by Ryan on May 12, 2009 at 02:47 AM CEST #

@adam
netbeans jfx plugin works on linux I use it all the time - you only have to install the mac plugin and edit a module meta info.

All media features I tried worked (mp3, and vids) on ubuntu too.

I suppose there will be a announcement for official linux support @ J1:
http://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-3308

Posted by mbien on May 12, 2009 at 02:47 AM CEST #

I talked to JetBrains while at Devoxx about lack of FX support. They didn't seem to know if they should support it or not. They seem to have lost direction.

Posted by Kirk on May 12, 2009 at 09:30 AM CEST #

@Kirk,

a bit of competition may help them to find their direction again :-)

regards,

adam

Posted by Adam Bien on May 12, 2009 at 01:13 PM CEST #

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