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"on any browser that could run Java EE" - browsers do not usually run Java EE nor are they asked to do that. What does that statement mean? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Osman-pasha (talkcontribs) 14:13, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

JavaFX 3D?[edit]

No mention of JavaFX 3D though it's mentioned in at least one other Wikipedia article (Java3D development was suspended so they could concentrate on 3D for JavaFX or something to that effect). Is it vaporware? or does it exist? (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 07:22, 24 July 2012 (UTC)

It is true. JavaFX 2 is the best replacement for Java 3D and Java 2D and Swing and Java Media Framework (JMF) , that is what meant by rich application platform. Some of these will be deprecated. But Swing and Java 2d can't be deprecated .اقرأ (talk) 23:32, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

Yes, here is an Oracle proposal on the OpenJDK mailing list : 3D Features Planned for Version 8. The planned API seems to be really rich. Version 8 means that they plan to have it available with Java 8, the next Java version, as future JavaFX versions will be integrated with JREs (it is already the case since the August release of Java 7). Hervegirod (talk) 00:51, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

It is great that they want to make 3d easier and more powerful. JavaFX 3D is now good enough and runs on Java SE 6 (Windows only) and on Java SE 7 (all platforms). Some tutorials are available as: [1] and[2]. اقرأ (talk) 01:59, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

software currently in development?[edit]

Yes check.svg Done

"This article or section contains information about computer software currently in development."
<< i'm sure, javafx is being developed, but it's also released to the public already.

spring, and fall[edit]

The world does not consist of America only, - spring may be early in the year or late in the year depending on where you live. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:56, 26 March 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for your suggestion. When you believe an article needs improvement, please feel free to make those changes. Wikipedia is a wiki, so anyone can edit almost any article by simply following the edit this page link at the top. The Wikipedia community encourages you to be bold in updating pages. Don't worry too much about making honest mistakes—they're likely to be found and corrected quickly. If you're not sure how editing works, check out how to edit a page, or use the sandbox to try out your editing skills. New contributors are always welcome. You don't even need to log in (although there are many reasons why you might want to). Sorry for the form response :) ~a (usertalkcontribs) 14:02, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
You are right, but in some cases US companies themselves mention "Spring release"; In this case, I think that it's legitimate to keep the expression. I don't know if it's the case here though. Hervegirod (talk) 00:55, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

JavaFX Script merge JavaFX Article[edit]

JavaFX is NOT a scripting language:

JavaFX is the platform, and JavaFX Script is the language. At the time of writing, the latter is open source, while the former is not. In the quote, Larry is referring to two things: (1) JavaFX Script is not interpreted, like most scripting languages, and (2) it suffers from the Frankenstein phenomenon (people popularly refer to the monster as "Frankenstein", but that's not the monster's actual name). Just because some use the shorthand "JavaFX" in reference to "JavaFX Script", does not mean the articles should be merged (any more than the ActionScript article should be merged into Flash/Flex). JavaKid (talk) 19:09, 1 October 2009 (UTC)
The articles should not be merged, as both subjects differ. Sae1962 (talk) 14:00, 6 October 2009 (UTC)

Bizarre behavior[edit]

For some reason when I visit this Wikipedia page in particular the style sheet is different from the rest of Wikipedia. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:20, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

Not an article, but advertisement![edit]

“Technical highlights”?? SERIOUSLY?? Reads like a advertisement, rather than a article! This desperately needs fixing! — (talk) 15:24, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

It's he same in a lot of other tech articles, for example .NET Framework has a Principal design features paragraph which has exactly the same problem, and is hardly sourced at all like this one. I agree that the two paragraphs are broken (and not the entire article), however what is broken is not the text IMO but the fact that it is not properly sourced, nor attributed to whom marketed it (in this case, maybe Sun or Oracle). Hervegirod (talk) 22:32, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

My two cents: It would read less like an advertisement for many people if there was a header on these tech pages for "Flaws/Issues" with helpful info on limitations and a reasonably detailed but concise note on any bugs and their fixes. By hiding the topic of "flaws" in these programs, it gives the impression that petty corporate advertisement pushing the "everything-is-perfect" myth trumps pragmatic concerns of the users the product was designed for! And who is Wikipedia for? Corporations or regular users? Nuff said. (talk) 21:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)


I've just cut this from the lead:

Attention: This article was written for the JavaFX 1.x series. However, the new version of JavaFX from Oracle, 2.0, is so different from the 1.x series that the article needs a complete rewrite. People interested in the technology should refer to the company's website while waiting for this page to be rewritten.

It's quite valid, but not encyclopaedic, and belongs here rather than in the article. -- Perey (talk) 05:16, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

OpenFX link dead[edit]

The external link to OpenFx is dead.

Is the project already defunct? Compare this JavaFx live developer link:

quote: " JavaFX 2.0.2 is now available for download (December 12, 2011) "

G. Robert Shiplett 14:26, 31 January 2012 (UTC)

This article reads like gobbledygook[edit]

I came upon this article as I was trying to work out why I had JavaFX on my computer as well as Java? After googling JavaFX and reading a couple of the Oracle articles (Highest rating in Google. I wonder why?), I thought try Wikipedia. Why did I bother! This article reads like the Oracle articles that I just read (OMG, idea! Was it written by an Oracle employee! Of course not, this is ..... ). This article is of no use at all except to promote Jave/Oracle and it is no clearer to me what JaveFX does. Silly me, I must be .... despite being a heavy computer user since before PCs.

I know this sounds drastic, however I think this article should be deleted!

Keelback (talk) 14:26, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

Deleted?! No! Edited maybe, but not deleted. I found the article useful to me. I'm considering updating my software from Swing to JavaFX and I need some kind of Wikipedia article on JavaFX.
kaydell (talk) 17:34, 29 May 2013 (UTC)


I think this article should go a bit more in depth. I would like to see a section like "Architecture".

As a reader I would like to know:

  • What does the overall architecture of JavaFX itself look like?
  • What are the major components of JavaFX's architecture?
  • What does the architecture of a programm using JavaFX look like?
  • What distinguishes JavaFX from other types of Java Programms like applets and Java applications (with GUI Toolkits like AWT, Swing, SWT etc.) ?
  • What distinguishes JavaFX from competing RIA techniques / products (like Flash, Silverlight AIR etc.) ?
  • How does the deployment and updating process of JavaFX application work? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:46, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

I think that would be a real improvement of this article.

P.S.: I know there are two sections "2 Design highlights" and "3 JavaFX platform components", but they barely answer those questions.

While trying to answer my own questions I saw there oracle recently published some information, e.g. a roadmap for JavaFX. Maybe this contains new information relevant for this article.

There is an chapter in the official JavaFX documentation, which should answer some of the questions:

At least the links of the references 15 and 16 are dead. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:57, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

-- (talk) 13:04, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

Merge JavaFX Mobile to here[edit]

Given that JavaFX Mobile is now obsolete, should it be merged into this article? I think so. Toddst1 (talk) 17:55, 25 October 2012 (UTC)

Agree mainly due to size and lack of references, fundamentally it could have its own article per the different java editions but, just no. Widefox; talk 16:45, 8 February 2013 (UTC)

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