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Developed by Oracle Corporation
Initial release October 2011 (2011-10)
Type of format User interface markup language
Extended from XML

FXML is an XML-based user interface markup language created by Oracle Corporation for defining the user interface of a JavaFX application.[1][2]

It provides a convenient alternative to constructing such graphs in procedural code, and is ideally suited to defining the user interface of a JavaFX application, since the hierarchical structure of an XML document closely parallels the structure of the JavaFX scene graph. However anything that is created or implemented in FXML can be expressed using JavaFX directly.

<?import javafx.scene.control.Label?>
<Label text="Hello, World!"/>

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  1. ^ Meyer, David (2011-10-06). "JavaFX 2.0 arrives and heads for open source". ZDNet. Retrieved 2011-10-09. The update introduces a new XML-based markup language called FXML, which is aimed at defining user interfaces. Other scripting languages, such as Groovy, JRuby and Scala, can also be used to write apps in JavaFX 2.0, as can the Java development tools NetBeans and Eclipse. 
  2. ^ Greg Brown (2011-08-15). "Introducing FXML" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-09. 

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