© Stephen Chin, Johan Vos and James Weaver 2019Stephen Chin, Johan Vos and James WeaverThe Definitive Guide to Modern Java Clients with JavaFXhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4926-0_11
11. Native Mobile Apps for iOS and Android
Stephen Chin1 , Johan Vos2 and James Weaver3
Written by José Pereda and Johan Vos
Java started as a programming language for embedded devices. In the early nineties, a team inside Sun Microsystems worked on a software stack for a set of next generation hardware products.
The prototype of those hardware products, called the Star 7, looked like something between a mobile phone and a tablet. The software for these devices, originally code-named Oak, is what we currently ...