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Moving Away from Java FX

Codename One itself never depended on JavaFX. This kept us small and performant. However, we need JavaFX to support HTML and media in the simulator and on the desktop ports. This was a choice we made easily back in the Java 8 days. JavaFX was integrated into the official JDK and this was an easy choice to make.

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Samsung Lowers Resolution Randomly

A few weeks ago we got this question on stackoverflow. At first I didn't think this issue was special... But as the investigation continued it became clear that we're facing a weird issue...

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RAD Chat Room - Part 5

This is part 5 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 4

This is part 4 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 3

This is part 3 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here and part 2 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 2

This is part 2 of the RAD Chatroom tutorial. You can find part 1 here.

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RAD Chat Room - Part 1

This tutorial describes how to use the RADChatRoom library to quickly and easily add a nice-looking, fully functional chat room to your Codename One application.

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Thread Errors

I wrote before about EasyThread which makes it much easier to write multi-threaded code in Codename One. One problem in that scenario was the inability to define a generic exception handler for that scenario.

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Xcode 11 is now the Default

We hope you're all keeping safe!
We announced a couple of weeks ago that we're moving our build servers to use xcode 11.3 by default. As a recap, Apple requires a new version of xcode/iOS SDK for apps submitted to the appstore. As a result we had to update the version of xcode on our build servers.

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Xcode 11 Migration

Apple keeps moving the goal posts of xcode requirements for developers. This is good as it keeps the technology fresh but it means support for older devices becomes untenable. Unfortunately there isn't much we can do and we need to move with the times as Apple will no longer accept apps built with older versions of xcode.

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