Last week Gluon and Pivotal announced a collaboration, so apps created with Gluon Mobile can interface with Gluon CloudLink on Pivotal Web Services. Pivotal Web Services is a platform that allows you to deploy and manage applications, using the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI). Once using PWS, there is a marketplace that allows users […]

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Today Gluon have announced an exciting new development with the Gluon VM project: the Ahead of Time compiler. After the acquisition and winding down of RoboVM, there was a fear that it would be the end of Java on mobile. In RoboVM’s absence, Gluon VM grew. Gluon VM is a next-generation virtual machine designed for mobile and embedded platforms. […]

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Today, the idea behind “Write Once, Run Anywhere” applies to Mobile. Developers can write Java applications, and deploy them to the AppStore and the PlayStore. This has been made possible because of JavaFX, which provides the cross-platform toolkit for creating user interfaces. JavaFX is part of JDK 8 and is widely available JVM implementations on […]

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After a blogpost by CodeNameOne unleashed a torrent of JavaFX-directed angst at the start of the month, the community surged forward to offer solutions for the future trajectory of the platform. One firm advocate for JavaFX is Gluon co-founder Johan Vox, who earned a Duke’s Choice Award at this year’s JavaOne for his efforts in […]

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Created earlier this year to fill the void Oracle left when they withdrew installer provision for application interface designer Scene Builder in JavaFX, Gluon has since gone far beyond its initial remit. Last week, in addition to its current roster of offerings (the Gluon Charm Library, Gluon Cloud, and upcoming library sub-component Gluon Glisten), the […]

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If you follow the JavaFX mailing list, you may remember the storm of indignation that greeted the news that from Java 8 update 40, Oracle would be ceasing to provide installers for application interface designer Scene Builder. Since then, the tool has only been available as source code. Fortunately, the Gluon team stepped in to […]

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