Sun has demonstrated their upcoming JavaFX-platform on the JavaOne. JavaFX is a Rich Internet Application (RIA)-Framework which shall be an alternative to Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. The framework will be released in autumn 2008 – the Software Development Kit (SDK) will be available for download in July. JavaFX comes with an own scripting language called JavaFX Script which is the core of the framework. With JavaFX Script, platform independent applications can be developed. So JavaFX may be an interesting alternative for creating complex web applications and services. The official website is

Article postedPosted in @ 05/08/08