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In 2019 we’re getting Microsoft Edge on Chromium, which means the end of another browser engine, and another step in a trend to consolidation around open source. In this article we look further to the state of embedded browsers for Swing, SWT, JavaFX and Microsoft's WPF and how engine consolidation is affecting these desktop-oriented frameworks.

Swing to Vaadin Migration

Tools to Migrate Swing Applications to Web - Part 2

In the previous article we introduced dynamic tools for Swing migration to Vaadin. In this article we consider the more classic static tooling. Static tooling works with your Swing source code, and is easier to set up because your application code doesn’t get executed as part of the transformation. ...
Swing to Vaadin Migration

Tools to Migrate Swing Applications to Web - Part 1

Automation can help make your migration faster and make you smarter before you start one. At Vaadin we’re working with Swing users to build tools that make the migration from Swing to Web easier to plan, cheaper, and of better quality all at once. We have two kinds of tools that have shown to be ...
Swing to Vaadin Migration

Clock ticking loudly for Swing and SWT users

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. ...

Migrating NPAPI based Java applications to the web

UPDATE Jan 27, 2016: Oracle has announced that they are discontinuing the Java browser plugin as of Java 9. Google, Mozilla and Microsoft have all dropped support for NPAPI in their latest browsers. This means that if your business is using an application that relies on the Java browser plugin, ...