So what AOT will you be using now? The last RoboVM AOT or something else?

> On 19 Apr 2016, at 03:15, Johan Vos <johan....@gluonhq.com> wrote:
> 
> Indeed, this doesn't have any impact on JavaFX.
> The Gluon tools are currently using the RoboVM AOT 1.8, which was the last 
> open-source version. 
> 
> RoboVM delivered a whole set of products, including an AOT, but also a system 
> that provides some JNI functionality, a set of bindings that create Java 
> classes that have a 1-1 mapping to native iOS classes, and a whole "Studio" 
> allowing developers to create applications. 
> 
> Only the AOT is relevant to us. We don't use the bindings, as we happen to 
> have a great set of UI classes: the JavaFX platform. We don't need the 
> studio, as we directly provide plugins for NetBeans, IntelliJ and Eclipse. 
> 
> The idea of JavaFX is to deliver a cross-platform UI for all devices. RoboVM 
> took a different approach, as they mainly promoted creating an iOS specific 
> UI (using the Java bindings to the native iOS UI components) and an Android 
> specific UI. 
> 
> We had different views on a cross-platform UI (JavaFX) versus a 
> platform-specific UI, but here is no doubt the RoboVM team consist of great 
> developers and it is a real pity and shame they won't be able to continue 
> working on their product. 
> 
> But for JavaFX and Gluon, it doesn't make a difference. 
> 
> - Johan
> 
> 
>> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 6:52 PM, Steve Hannah <st...@weblite.ca> wrote:
>> According to Gluon, they're not impacted by this.
>> https://twitter.com/GluonHQ/status/721784161728471041
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Felix Bembrick <felix.bembr...@gmail.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>> I just read this article which states that RoboVM is effectively "shutting 
>>> down".
>>> 
>>> https://www.voxxed.com/blog/2016/04/robovm/
>>> 
>>> Given that they seem to be a critical part of the puzzle that is making 
>>> JavaFX viable on mobile platforms, what does this actually mean for that 
>>> goal?
>>> 
>>> Is there an alternative technology or product that can fill this void? Or 
>>> is the final nail in the coffin for JavaFX to ever be a truly viable cross 
>>> platform technology?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Felix
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Steve Hannah
>> Web Lite Solutions Corp.
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