JavaFX 8.0

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Fri Aug 17 04:58:14 PDT 2012

This is not planned for 7u8, since 7u8 / 2.2.2 is a limited-scope 
release. There is the possibility of doing this for 7u10 / 2.2.4 if all 
concerns are addressed.

-- Kevin

Richard Bair wrote:
>>> The intent is that within the Java 9 timeframe we will have formed a JSR
>>> and submitted JavaFX as a Java specification. The end result would be that
>>> JavaFX would form a core part of Java (presumably in its own module by
>>> then). Of course, we ship with Java 7 now, and will integrate more tightly
>>> with Java 8 (as shown by the numbering announced today). Integrating more
>>> tightly with Java 8 will allow us to, for example, make use of lambda's etc.
>> Cool but my real question is when will JFX be put on the classpath as part
>> of the install of the JRE - will it be 7, 8 or 9? :)
> My understanding is 7u8 is the target release for having FX on the classpath, but Igor would know better.

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