Scene Builder performance regression between 1.1 and 2.0

Darryl R rdarrylr at
Thu Nov 7 13:02:46 PST 2013

It seems ok for me so far on windows. Here is what I see in the about dialog:

Product Version
JavaFX Scene Builder 2.0 (Developer Preview)

Build Information
Version: 2.0-b05, Changeset: ae16937fb015
Date: 2013-10-24 10:43

Toolkit = QuantumToolkit
Pipeline = D3DPipeline
Hardware acceleration ENABLED

1.8.0-ea-b112, Oracle Corporation

Operating System
Windows 7, x86, 6.1

On Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:43:49 PM, Philipp Dörfler <phdoerfler at> wrote:
I also noticed a performance regression (Linux x64). SceneBuilder 1.1 was
already kind of slow, but 2.0 feels even less snappy. The menus feel
particularly sluggish and I can even see parts of the GPU's memory content
right before the menu items are being drawn over it.
Am 07.11.2013 12:49 schrieb "Artem Ananiev" <artem.ananiev at>:

> On 11/7/2013 10:11 AM, 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.
> It may be caused by exceptions or logging output to stdout/err...
> Thanks,
> Artem
>  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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