Scene Builder performance regression between 1.1 and 2.0

Jerome Cambon jerome.cambon at
Fri Nov 8 02:26:29 PST 2013

On my Ubuntu 13.10 x64, I don't see this menu issue.
I suspect a driver issue.


On 11/7/13 6:33 PM, Philipp Dörfler 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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