JavaFX – The sweetest temptation since there is GUI
Everything is so wonderful throughout and so easy that you can sometimes overlook the obvious solution available;-)
After many years of experience in the framework development, I must say, JavaFX is one of the best things I have ever seen so far – only exceeded by Groovy and Grails 😎
But in the GUI area it sets a new milestone.
The starting point at oracle:
Great Tutorials on javafx are available on:
Info about what’s going on (GER):
Compared to the old GUIs, such as Eclipse SWT / JFace the continuous support of CSS styling is a great benefit. For almost all purposes, there is special „widget“ available and the Community is very active, see:
As an old „Framework Developer“ I discover many places with useful micro-frameworks, and always thought-out solutions.
Unlike other GUI frameworks, data binding is slightly out of hand. And the layout binding is a very useful addition, never seen before
great fun is the combination with a groovy dsl: GroovyFX
never got so much functionality for so little code: Minimal Coding
also Custom Controls Guru Gerrit Grunwald is now excited …
lately i’ve seen a Google Maps integration – GMapsFX- GMapsFX von @RopTerp
and drawing graph based diagrams is now available with: