View Full Version : Any plans for a cross platform release?
6 Dec 2006, 8:24 AM
From what I can tell, the JS Builder project is currently a Windows-Only project (using C# as the development language). Have you considered porting this to a platform-independent language like Java? That would allow Linux developers to also use JS Builder.
6 Dec 2006, 8:41 AM
Jack talks briefly about this in the original post (near the end) and why he chose C# over Swing:
Jack will have to answer as to whether or not that's in the cards at some point down the road. Personally, while I've done Java in the past, I never have done much Swing development and wouldn't be much help in that regard.
6 Dec 2006, 9:42 AM
Would there be any objection to someone taking the existing code and porting it over to Java? I'm can't say that I'll have the time to do it, but if I did, would that be ok? I don't want to rip off anyone's code.
6 Dec 2006, 12:05 PM
Well, ideally any effort would be coordinated somehow, but I doubt Jack would have any objection. I would opersonally be all for making it cross-platform as long as it continues to move forward. Maybe we can carry on this discussion once Jack gets back in town.
8 Dec 2006, 10:36 AM
FYI, while this does not address the cross-platforming of JSB, another user has posted some info about getting a Java-based js build hooked up with Ant and Dojo compressor. This info may be helpful to others looking for a non-Windows build solution:
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