JavaFX Event Bus Recommendations

Mark Fortner phidias51 at
Thu Oct 25 13:00:16 PDT 2012

Hi John,
I had the same problem trying to connect to Greg's project.  I've used the
SimpleEventBus (another google code project) before on a Swing project: but not in JavaFX.



On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:13 PM, John Smith <John_Smith at>wrote:

> There are a couple of forum threads on Event Buses you could read to see
> what other people have done around this:
> One of them includes a link to a simple JavaFX implementation which Greg
> Brown created  (unfortunately the link
> doesn't work for me as I am not authorized to view it).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openjfx-dev-bounces at [mailto:
> openjfx-dev-bounces at] On Behalf Of Mark Fortner
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2012 11:31 AM
> To: openjfx-dev at
> Subject: JavaFX Event Bus Recommendations
> In my current application we're using the standard point2point eventing
> that comes with JavaFX.  To create support for a new type of event we:
>    - Create an EventType class.
>    - Create an Event class
>    - Create an Event Listener interface for it.
>    - Add a mixin that makes it easier to add/remove/notify listeners.
> Since there are several developers on the list who make heavy use of the
> Spring framework, I was wondering if anyone had tried using the Spring
> Eventing framework
> as
>  more scaleable approach to adding support for new events?  Or if there
> were any other Event Bus frameworks that the community could recommend for
> use with JavaFX?
> Also, are there any plans to more directly support an Event Bus in JavaFX?
> Cheers,
> Mark

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