JavaFX 8.0

Richard Bair richard.bair at
Wed Aug 15 19:35:12 PDT 2012


Now that JavaFX 2.2 is out the door, we are creating 2.2.2 repositories for the minor update due later this year, and the 8.0 repositories we'll be using for the release we had been calling 3.0. In essence, we felt that since we are shipping with JavaSE and plan (pending JCP approval) to become part of JavaSE 9, that we needed to get our version numbers in line with JavaSE. It can be quite confusing to explain to people, for example, that JavaFX 2.2.2 ships with JavaSE 7u8. Or I could ask, what version of JavaFX will ship with JavaSE 7u10? 2.2.4 is probably the right answer, but heck, even I don't always know.

So instead, we've decided to bump up the version number for the next major release in order to align with JavaSE. It makes double sense since we are aligned on release schedule as well.


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