Distribution of JVM desktop applications

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  • moditect

    Tooling for the Java Module System

    It's possible to add this information during one's build even though the procedure is error-prone and boring. The description on how to achieve this deserves a post on its own. For more information, please check this Oracle magazine article. Suffice to say here that it makes heavy use of the Moditect Maven plugin.

  • renamer-swing

    After having configured the POM, packaging the Renamer Swing application yields a folder that contains a runnable launcher script and the necessary modules from the JDK.

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • fxlauncher

    Auto updating launcher for JavaFX Applications

    FXLauncher is both a launcher and an auto-updater that focuses solely on JavaFX applications.

  • packr

    Packages your JAR, assets and a JVM for distribution on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (by libgdx)


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