Today, the JavaFX 1.0 SDK is officially released. It is really exciting! The JavaFX platform opens a huge market for developers and UI designers to work together for a rich interface application(RIA). Because Java technology is already on more than 10M devices(PDA, computers, cellphones, etc), this new scripting language is expected to be widely accepted by most Java developers.
One of the most innovative features, I think, should be the eye-opening Drag-to-install trick. This is support by the JDK 1.6U10. Applets can be dragged directly onto a desktop and run in a seperate window. This bring us the simplicity of installation of internet application.
Other useful and powerful features attractive to me include Netbeans IDE, video support, production suite. I downloaded and try the IDE, it is very simple to build your first “hello world” JavaFX program.
Refer to JavaFX is live