Gandalf VS update4j

Compare Gandalf vs update4j and see what are their differences.


Easily notify a user with a simple alert, inform them of an optional update, and in dire situations block the user from accessing older versions of the application completely. (by btkelly)
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Gandalf update4j
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282 775
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0.0 0.0
about 3 years ago 10 months ago
Java Java
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of update4j. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-28.
  • JavaFx still worth learning/using?
    9 projects | /r/java | 28 Feb 2021
    Gah, don’t do that. and/or sign up for the EA or check out one of the other installer packages

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Gandalf and update4j you can also consider the following projects:

Fit - Framework for dispatching various procedure on update application.

AppUpdater - A library that checks for your apps' updates on Google Play, GitHub, Amazon, F-Droid or your own server. API 9+ required.

Siren - Notify users when a new version of your Android app is available, and prompt them with the Play Store link. A port of the iOS library of the same name.

javafx-examples - A large collection of JavaFX examples demonstrating basic + advanced features of JavaFX.

InAppUpdater - Android Library to easily implement in-app updates. Support with a :star: Contributions are welcome! :raised_hands:

Lunar-Client-Lite-Launcher - A lightweight and unlocked launcher for Lunar Client. Made in AutoHotkey.

dynamoit - A simple AWS DynamoDB viewer

compose-multiplatform - Compose Multiplatform, a modern UI framework for Kotlin that makes building performant and beautiful user interfaces easy and enjoyable.

skiko - Kotlin MPP bindings to Skia

Jetpack-Compose-Playground - Community-driven collection of Jetpack Compose example code and tutorials :rocket:

nodegui - A library for building cross-platform native desktop applications with Node.js and CSS 🚀. React NodeGui : and Vue NodeGui:

neutralinojs - Portable and lightweight cross-platform desktop application development framework