Re: com.​sun.​javafx.​fxml.​expression

Jeffrey Guenther guenther.jeffrey at
Thu Apr 3 18:59:21 UTC 2014

Very interesting.

Is there any other documentation about it's design available? Some of the
things I'd be interested in knowing in more detail are the kind of
expressions it supports and the goals for the path resolution mechanism?
How does interact with native Java objects?

> From: Martin Sladecek <martin.sladecek at>
> To: openjfx-dev at
> Cc:
> Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:15:11 +0200
> Subject: Re: com.​sun.​javafx.​fxml.​expression
> Yes, that's an expression parser for FXML expressions, see
> files/introduction_to_fxml.html#expression_binding
> -Martin
> On 04/03/2014 12:57 AM, Jeffrey Guenther wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In the midst of an autocomplete in NetBeans I
>> discovered com.​sun.​javafx.​fxml.​expression.​Expression. I'm in the
>> middle of implementing an expression parser for a project and happen to
>> also have an Expression object.
>> May I ask what this package is for? It's the first I've seen of it and
>> it's
>> quite interesting. Looks like there is a little expression parser built
>> into FXML?
>> Thanks,
>> Jeff

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