Java / JavaFX / Kotlin Game Library (Engine) (by AlmasB)

FXGL Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to FXGL

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FXGL reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of FXGL. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-01.
  • Excited for 2023!
    3 projects | dev.to | 1 Jan 2023
    Java seems to have gained a second wind in recent years, and the innovation in this ecosystem is speeding up. Java 20 and LTS release 21 are expected to happen this year. RIFE2, an actively-developed pure-Java web framework, has recently caught my attention. Like Javalin, it appears to be built on top of the successful Jetty server. I also started exploring FXGL for building games with Java. Lastly, as concerns over COVID-19 variants wane I expect an increase in Java developers participating in community events. For example, Chicago finally had its first in-person JConf event and the Chicago Java User Group (CJUG) is easing back into in-person events.
  • Simple 2D graphics framework for C#/Java
    3 projects | /r/csharp | 3 Sep 2022
    Have you checked FXGL? It’s built on top of JavaFX.
    3 projects | /r/csharp | 3 Sep 2022
    Or a framework built on JavaFX: FXGL
  • Game Making Libraries + Engines in Java 2022
    2 projects | /r/java | 30 Mar 2022
    I can highly recommend FXGL https://github.com/AlmasB/FXGL to get started building simpler 2d games before looking into 3d engines which can be daunting unless that’s what you are in for. Nice and easy api’s with everything you need as well as lots of example games to learn from.
  • Good framework for making 2d games
    2 projects | /r/learnjava | 22 Sep 2021
    Either libGDX (https://libgdx.com) or FXGL (http://almasb.github.io/FXGL/) . libGDX is more complicated and more powerful, FGXL is better suited for simpler games and so easier for beginners, but recently it's development is quite active and more and more features are available.
  • Learn to build a Roguelike game in Scala
    6 projects | /r/scala | 29 Jun 2021
  • Deploy FXGL to the web?
    2 projects | /r/JavaFX | 13 Apr 2021
    Is there any way to deploy applications made with FXGL to the web? I suspect no - not yet, anyway - but I'm curious if anyone has tried this.
  • What are some free programs for making small games?
    4 projects | /r/javahelp | 10 Apr 2021
    Since your asking in r/javahelp , I believe you want to make a game in Java. The easiest way is to use a game engine and I can really recommend FXGL. You can find it here: https://github.com/AlmasB/FXGL together with information about how to use this library and a lot of example projects (from simple to advanced).
  • How do I implement and structure a tool that draws directed graphs?
    3 projects | /r/JavaFX | 18 Mar 2021
    Then you need a visualization engine. You could look at FxGL, which is versatile: https://github.com/AlmasB/FXGLI think the particule demo is quite close to what a graph viz would need: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhr1b4061os
  • modern sprite-based Pixel Art game in javaFX
    2 projects | /r/JavaFX | 20 Feb 2021
    FXGL might be better suited than pure JavaFX, there are also some examples.
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AlmasB/FXGL is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of FXGL is Java.

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