B4J Question jServer - graphic processing on a non-desktop ?

Discussion in 'B4J Questions' started by wl, May 5, 2019.

  1. wl

    wl Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Hi

    I almost finished my offline geocode library and have it run in a webserver for easy testing.

    One of the thing the library can do is to plot a country/countries. For this it used the B4XCanvas etc, which needs FX...

    However, I want to run this server also on a console only Ubuntu VPS. Is there any way to work with bitmaps, canvas etc on a non-desktop environment, so that the server could create an image on the-fly and serve it to the (web)client ?

    I understood , while going through other forum posts, that this is impossible ?

    Thanks
     
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    You shouldn't use jFX library in non-ui apps. One possible solution is to create a UI application and start it with jShell. The UI application doesn't really need to show anything.
     
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