ValidatorFX announcement

AmnoJeeuw amnojeeuw at
Tue Jan 21 17:56:30 UTC 2020

Thanks Robert for your help.
I am glad that you are able to create OpenJFX applications that 
execute/run on Windows. Can you please explain, in detail, how you'd 
create a simple OpenJFX that includes one jar file, one pure java source 
file and one pure JavaFX file.

Thanks in advance.

On 2020-01-16 11:32 a.m., Robert Lichtenberger wrote:
> No offence taken and I can fully understand any doubts you have JFX. 
> To label it (and any C++ GUI toolkit) unproductive however seems 
> exaggerated to me. After all, we've been using JavaFX in production 
> (medical software) for years now (using Java 8 and Java 11+ ...).
> JavaFX is (and should be) a GUI Toolkit. Together with a JDK it can be 
> used to produce quite nice looking applications that will run on many 
> platforms and are not distinguishable from "native" binaries, which 
> (from a UX experience) seems to me far better than executable .jar - 
> Files.
> If you have a .jar File you wish to execute, I suggest you continue 
> using Java / JavaFX 8. You may try running it with a brand new 
> Liberica JDK ( which still contains JavaFX within 
> the JDK although the common consensus is that JavaFX should these days 
> really be separated from the JDK.
> If you are in control of the source code of this piece of software I 
> suggest you take the leap and port it to Java 11+. I've done that with 
> our applications.
> HTH,
> Robert
> Am Do., 16. Jan. 2020 um 16:17 Uhr schrieb Amn Ojee Uw 
> <amnojeeuw at <mailto:amnojeeuw at>>:
>     Look no offence, but I am having doubts about JFX because, for
>     some reason, the 'executable jar' files are no longer executables,
>     no irony intended. Worst part of it all is that no answer to the
>     proble can be found; the only answers I have found are rhetorical
>     answers such as *have you read this or that web page?*
>     I hope someone is able to fix this issue and post it on the
>     internet; in the mean time JFX is just like any C++ GUI toolkit,
>     something very good but unproductive.
>     On Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 8:16 AM Robert Lichtenberger,
>     <r.lichtenberger at <mailto:r.lichtenberger at>> wrote:
>         Hello FX-world :-)
>         following up on some interesting discussions at the JFX Days
>         in Zürich last
>         december, I've finally managed to extract the (closed source) form
>         validation library into an open source project.
>         ValidatorFX can be found under:
>         I am looking forward to your feedback,
>         Robert Lichtenberger

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