Scene Builder performance regression between 1.1 and 2.0

Yves JOAN yves.joan at
Thu Nov 7 01:23:09 PST 2013

Hi Felix,

I didn't notice such an issue. Can you please log a JIRA 
<> so that we can track the 
details ?
By the way what reads Help > About Scene Builder window, especially for 
JavaFX section, in the two cases (Toolkit, Pipeline, Hardware 
acceleration) ?


On 07/11/13 07:11, Felix Bembrick wrote:
> Scene Builder 2.0 has very serious performance issues (on my machines at
> least).
> When running 1.1 & 2.0 side-by-side, 1.1 is very responsive and behaves
> very well.  On the contrary, 2.0 is extremely sluggish with a few seconds
> between clicking on a control and the selection handles appearing and
> trying to resize the properties pane is so slow that it is not usable.
> I see this version of Scene Builder was built with JDK8 b112.
> Is anyone else experiencing this?  Have I just hit on some subtle
> performance issue with JavaFX 8 and the GPU drivers on this machine (which
> is Windows 7 64-bit BTW).?
> Felix

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