Clock ticking loudly for Swing and SWT users

Swing to Vaadin Migration

It might have flown under your radar, but with the release of Java 9, Oracle delivered the biggest wakeup call yet to Swing users. While Swing remains supported within JavaSE, the options are running out to get your Swing applications to your users’ desktops and to keep these applications updated. The release notes for Java 9 give mixed signals on the future for deployment options for Java desktop applications, and as you might guess, the worst news is in the finest print.