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That’s a great question, as the answer has changed over the last few years. Up until 2011 JavaFX Script was a scripting language that ran on the Java Virtual Machine. In 2011 JavaFX 2 was introduced as an API in the Java SE platform, and is the recommended mechanism for creating user interfaces in Java. JavaFX 2 provides a rich set of graphics and media API with high-performance hardware-accelerated graphics and media engines that simplify development of data-driven enterprise client applications. See the following URL for a more complete answer:
http://docs.oracle.com/javafx/2/overview/jfxpub-overview.htm