JavaFX features in JDK 9

Michał Zegan webczat_200 at
Sat Jun 27 18:36:12 UTC 2015

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What about accessibility work? Work on it has been started, but not
sure if it is still targetted for 9.

W dniu 2015-06-27 o 20:16, Mike pisze:
> a lot of FULL blown Webrtc support and building something in Javafx
> (like Scene Builder) that Proves Webrtc support would be awesome.
> Ditto to Webgl support.
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 8:07 AM, Kevin Rushforth
> <kevin.rushforth at
>> wrote:
>> Hi Felix,
>> Sorry for the delay. Most of us were still pretty focused on
>> 8u60, but we are turning our attention to JDK 9 now.
>> The focus for JDK 9 is Jigsaw. The currently planned big features
>> (JEPs) for FX in JDK 9 are these:
>> JEP 253: Prepare JavaFX UI Controls & CSS APIs for
>> Modularization JEP 257: Update JavaFX/Media to Newer Version of
>> GStreamer
>> Related to Jigasw, we intend to look into new API for heavily
>> used internal methods / classes since they will no longer be
>> accessible otherwise. We also plan to update WebKit at least one
>> more time, and will likely do a few RFEs such as better Hi-DPI
>> support (with API control) on Mac, Windows, Linux.
>> We don't currently plan any other big features for 9, but will
>> consider additional RFEs if they are important to enough
>> developers and if they fit into the time frame.
>> -- Kevin
>> Felix Bembrick wrote:
>>> Anyone got anything or is there a link somewhere that talks
>>> about these?
>>> On 15 June 2015 at 22:00, Felix Bembrick
>>> <felix.bembrick at> wrote:
>>>> I realise we are a long way off JDK 9 still and with crucial
>>>> features such as Jigsaw still a little up in the air but is
>>>> it possible someone could itemise the most likely new
>>>> features, enhancements and bug fixes that we will see in
>>>> JavaFX when JDK 9 is released?
>>>> Of course it's purely speculation at this point but it would
>>>> assist me greatly to have some of idea of where JavaFX is
>>>> heading and which areas are seen as most important.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Felix
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