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JavaFX missing components

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Joined: 2007-05-10

Hi. I heard that JavaFX 1.1 will be released in February. I was wondering whether or not the following components would be included:
TextArea, Table, PanelGid, BookPanel.
The current version is useless for any kind of development, except for toy apps.

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Joined: 2005-08-13

I hope that will solve the problem I'm having with poor performance when moving/scaling/rotating images. At the moment I'm getting screen tearing and stuttering which really ruins the animations.

Joined: 2003-07-02

The February release does not have any new features. The focus of this release is performance, stability, and mobile support. The following release (due this summer), will have new features, including new components. However, you can still do a lot today by using the Swing wrappers. You can even wrap your own Swing components using the SwingComponent.wrap() function.

- Josh

Joined: 2007-12-19

Why should I use JavaFX at all if I can programm directly in Swing?
Java is primarily the platform for business applications and you are killing the biggest part of your fans by releasing JavaFX without any usefull GUI components!

Joined: 2005-10-10

Add JWebPane to the list along with better decoders that work in windows such as .mov and mms:


Joined: 2003-06-18

And most importantly improve the plugin's startup time and make the 1.6 plugin available on Mac OS X. Even on a recent machine coldstart takes around 2s which is unacceptable.

Joined: 2003-06-18

I second shagus JavaFX is lacking many components found in Swing.
It's currently impossible to create more than a basic app or reinvent the wheel in order to achieve what could be done using Swing. JavaFX needs the components mentioned as well as a Table component and menus.
Also it would be very useful to show how to integrate JavaFX in Swing apps as the majority of apps are written in Swing.

Joined: 2009-01-06

JavaFX is "just" a technical wrapper above Swing for Desktop or Web application with the use of Scenegraph jar and a new JavaFX syntax.

Look this post if you want to use animation in Swing with JavaFX.