Looking forward to JavaFX 9!
kloverde at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 19:05:05 UTC 2016
Does Oracle support JFX at all anymore? The only place I could find the
stage builder was through Gluon.
On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 1:33 PM, Tomas Mikula <tomas.mikula at gmail.com>
> I'm sure the JavaFX engineers are the first ones who wish that Oracle
> invested more resources in JavaFX. Therefore I'm afraid that the anger is
> targeted at the wrong crowd here.
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 8:52 AM, Felix Bembrick <felix.bembrick at gmail.com>
> > OK, I have learned my lesson - I will be careful to be strictly on-topic
> > and very well behaved in this post.
> > So, I would simply request if someone could please provide a complete
> > of all the NEW features that are either planned or possibly going to be
> > included in JavaFX 9.
> > Being totally committed to this awesome toolkit, it's obvious that I am
> > extremely excited about all the amazing new features that ISVs like us
> > soon be able to use to produce world class software! I can't wait!
> > Obviously, WebGL is a given as are programmable shaders and they will
> > certainly be very valuable. Naturally TableView will be completely
> > rewritten, a 3D Canvas is a must and it goes without saying that the
> > rendering pipeline will also be totally scrapped and rebuilt to use the
> > and actually be made performant enough to move more than 2 or 3 nodes
> > around the screen at once.
> > I am even clinging on to the slim hope that my lifelong goal of writing a
> > modern version of Pong (which I will call Smell) will finally be possible
> > with JavaFX.
> > Clearly JavaFX 9 will "just work" out of the box on iOS, Android and VIC
> > 20.
> > I am sure I don't even need to mention the features everyone is already
> > aware of like official high performance versions for embedded devices
> > the IoT.
> > Obviously a game engine will be included along with an advanced physics
> > engine and built-in support for monetisation on all those mobile
> > it will run on.
> > And It goes without saying that not every method in every class will be
> > marked final (finally).
> > The features I am looking forward to the most though are of course the
> > JavaFX Asset Store, the animation editor and, especially the highly
> > anticipated JavaFX Watch.
> > But other than these features which most people already know about, what
> > are all the other new exciting features?
> > I know everyone is busy so how about you just rank the top 100 and we can
> > do our homework to identify the 500 or so..
> > Anyway, congratulations to Oracle executives for really getting behind
> > their flagship product and investing the millions of dollars it has taken
> > to make such awesome features possible.
> > I am sure I speak on behalf of the entire JavaFX community in thanking
> > all for this devotion and enthusiasm and I want you to know just how
> > incredibly excited we all are about this extremely significant next
> > and its ability to change the world of software forever!
> > Humbly and sincerely,
> > Felix
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