Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

Java Packager In the AppStore MinesweeperFX

A JavaFX game called MinesweeperFX is in the AppStore! It is build with 8u72 and all source and the Java Packager options used will be published soon.

Tuesday Feb 02, 2016

Java Packager Apple App Store Support

The Java Packager team is now submitting apps to the Apple App Store. Because of that, we need to have a support page. This is that page. If you need support for any Java Packager apps submitted to the Apple App Store, please comment here or email the JavaFX mailing list at with "Packager" in the subject so the Java Packager team will see it.

Java Packager Apple App Store Privacy Policy

The Java Packager team is now submitting apps to the Apple App Store. Because of that, we need to have a privacy policy. Note that we do not currently collect any information.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Tuesday Sep 25, 2012

7u10: JavaFX packaging tools update

New tweaks in the packaging tools improve support for creation of self-contained bundles for Java and JavaFX applications as well as simplify packaging for other deployment scenarios. All features and number of other important bug fixes are available in developer preview builds of JDK 7 update 10 (try build 8 or later). I'll briefly introduce some of them in this post.[Read More]

Monday Sep 24, 2012

Java Deployment Team at JavaOne 2012

This year the Java Deployment team has some pretty exciting sessions at JavaOne. We will be talking about a lot of new features including Java on the Mac, Java FX deployment, and bundled applications.

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Thursday Aug 02, 2012

Native packaging cookbook: drop-in resources

Wondering how to add custom icon to the installable JavaFX package? In this post I'll explain how to use drop-in resources to customize application package and solve some frequently asked questions.

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Friday Jul 20, 2012

Java applications and Gatekeeper

OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) is expected to arrive any day now, and one of its features that will have an impact on everyone is Gatekeeper. In this post we want to answer some of the questions we've been getting from developers who want to know what's going on with Java in Mountain Lion, and want create natively bundled applications with Java 7.

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Sunday Jul 08, 2012

Packaging Swing apps with integrated JavaFX content

Developing a hybrid Swing + JavaFX application is not terribly difficult, but until recently the deployment of hybrid applications has not simple as a "pure" JavaFX application.  The existing tools focused on packaging FX Applications, or Swing applications - they did not account for hybrid applications. But with JavaFX 2.2 the tools include support for this hybrid application use case. 

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Thursday Jun 14, 2012

Native packaging for JavaFX

JavaFX 2.2 adds new packaging option for JavaFX applications, allowing you to package your application as a "native bundle". This gives your users a way to install and run your application without any external dependencies on a system JRE or FX SDK. I'd like to give you an overview of what it is, motivation behind it, and finally explain how to get started with it.

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