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JavaFX apps for Mac App Store

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There is an AppBundler project: http://java.net/projects/appbundler
There are the JavaFX deployment tools: http://docs.oracle.com/javafx/2/deployment/jfxpub-deployment.htm

Oracle documentation for packaging apps for the mac says to use AppBundler:
http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/guides/jweb/packagingAppsForMac.html

If I want to package a JavaFX application for delivery to the Mac App Store, should I use the AppBundler or the JavaFX packaging tools?
If the JavaFX packaging tools can be used to package an application for distribution to the Mac App Store, what are the steps to do this?
Can the JavaFX packaging tools also be used for packaging a non-JavaFX Java application for delivery to the Mac App Store?
  • 1. Re: JavaFX apps for Mac App Store
    817264 Journeyer
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    If I want to package a JavaFX application for delivery to the Mac App Store, should I use the AppBundler or the JavaFX packaging tools?
    JavaFX tools is way to go. At least long term (as you need to use current beta from http://jdk7.java.net/download.html and it might have bugs).
    If the JavaFX packaging tools can be used to package an application for distribution to the Mac App Store, what are the steps to do this?
    See materials from Scott's talk at JavaOne:
    https://oracleus.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=8224

    We will publish blog on this but it may take some time.
    Can the JavaFX packaging tools also be used for packaging a non-JavaFX Java application for delivery to the Mac App Store?
    yes, see
    https://blogs.oracle.com/talkingjavadeployment/entry/packaging_improvements_in_jdk_7#3

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