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From Wim Goeman <wimgoe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Webkit component
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2011 13:18:59 GMT
Hi Edvin,

Thanks for the explanation. Desktop.getDesktop().browse() will have to do
the trick, but I can live with that. Nice of you to mention TinyMCE by the
way. That thing could come in handy in the future.


2011/6/4 Edvin Syse <edvin@sysedata.no>

> I don't think such a component exists. Maybe someone would integrate
> against Prism/JavaFX 2.0 some day, so you can reuse the WebPane from JavaFX,
> but in the meantime you'd have to open an external browser window. That's
> fairly easy to do via Desktop.getDesktop().browse() though. I use it in my
> Pivot app to allow editing with TinyMCE.
>
> I post back to an integrated http-server in my Pivot-app, works like a
> charm. Another thing is, most webbrowser components for Java, even the onces
> that use JNI, are actually quite slow, especially when it comes to
> JavaScript execution. You are better off with the external browser Window,
> trust me :)
>
> -- Edvin
>
> Den 04.06.2011 14:39, skrev Wim Goeman:
>
>  Hi all,
>>
>> I made this small app which allows to installs new versions of a J2EE
>> app, basically an "updater". What I would like to do next is integrate
>> Jetty into it, so that the updater becomes the all-in-one app.
>>
>> I am pretty confident about the Jetty part, but I was wondering if the
>> possibility exists to show a webkit based browser frame in my pivot app.
>> If that is possible, I could have 1 tool to update the program, manage
>> the server instance and actually use it.
>>
>> Any hints on how I could accomplish the webkit thing? Doesnt have to be
>> webkit, as long as it is an HTML5 + CSS + JavaScript thing I would be
>> happy.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Wim
>>
>

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