Update on the JavaFX 8.0 (formerly 3.0) release in JDK8

Dr. Michael Paus mp at jugs.org
Mon Aug 20 06:49:38 PDT 2012

Am 20.08.2012 15:25, schrieb Kevin Rushforth:
> Second, weekly early access builds of JavaFX 8.0 will be available 
> shortly as part of the weekly JDK 8 builds. We hope this will happen 
> starting later this week.
Does this mean that, in the future, we have to download and install a 
complete new JDK every week instead
of just downloading and unzipping a small JavaFX archive?

Does this also mean that there is no way to run a JavaFX 3.0 (aka 8.0) 
application on top of a
standard JRE 7?


Dr. Michael Paus, Chairman of the Java User Group Stuttgart e.V. (JUGS).
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