JavaFX for iphone ipad


i need to know that can JavaFX application run into IPHONE IPAD? Is there any JavaFX runtime in these device.

7/24/2010 12:53:07 PM

Accepted Answer

No it can't. The ipad cannot run JavaFX, Flash, Silverlight, or Java Applets. Apple has explicitly not allowed these. The basic options are HTML5/Javascript apps on the web or native apps which run on your phone. If you want to run Java on an ipad, the closest you can come is GWT which you can use to write a web app and host on a server. It cannot be installed on the phone as a native app (except perhaps through PhoneGap). The ipad user would then access your app through the web browser.

If you are serious about writing apps for a phone in Java, you should consider Android. You can write Android apps in Java, though again not in JavaFX.


Apparently this has changed since I first answered this question as seen in this post. It is now possible to run JavaFX on ios.

5/23/2017 12:07:00 PM

Well, actually, it can.

You can use JavaFXPorts or somethings else. But, JavaFXPorts doesn't provide full support of JavaFX.

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