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Mixins in JavaFX 1.2 Technology

Robert Eckstein has published a new article on the Sun Developer Network, Mixins in JavaFX 1.2 Technology: "With the release of version 1.2 of JavaFX technology, developers have a new style of class inheritance: a mixin. A mixin is a type of class that can be inherited by a subclass, but it is not meant for instantiation. In this manner, mixins are similar to interfaces in the Java programming language. However, the difference is that mixins may actually define method bodies and class variables in addition to constants and method signatures..."