ValidatorFX announcement

Michael Paus mp at
Tue Jan 21 18:04:27 UTC 2020

to me this sounds like a question which is fully answered by the official
docs here:

If you later want to know how to package up the whole thing to get a real
platform application with installer and everything, then have a look here:

Best regards

Am 21.01.20 um 18:56 schrieb AmnoJeeuw:
> 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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