JavaFX1.3

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JavaFX 1.3 Obsolescence and JavaFX 2.0.x

JavaFX 1.3.x is obsolete. Please note that applications targeted at JavaFX 1.3.1 or older cannot be developed with JavaFX 2.0.2, but will continue running on older versions of JavaFX Runtime, until older versions reach their end of life.

JavaFX 1.3.x and JavaFX Composer are last supported in NetBeans IDE 6.9.1. JavaFX 2.0.x is supported starting in NetBeans IDE 7.1. See JavaFX 2.0 Developer's Center for details.

Understand What JavaFX Can Do

JavaFX Previous Releases
Downloads of JavaFX 1.3.x platform, including the developer bundle that includes NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 and the JavaFX 1.3.1 SDK.

Guided Tour of JavaFX 1.x in NetBeans: Getting Setup and Running Samples
NetBeans IDE comes with ready-to-build JavaFX sample projects included. You can immediately build and run these projects to see what the sample does. In this screencast we take a look at the source code of various sample projects and learn how the features demonstrated are implemented.

Adding JavaFX 1.3 Support to NetBeans IDE

How to Add the JavaFX 1.3 Plugin to an Existing NetBeans Installation
This guide is for those who already installed NetBeans and want to add JavaFX 1.3 support.

Creating JavaFX Applications in NetBeans is Easy

Getting Started with JavaFX Technology
Begin here by learning how to obtain, install and create a simple graphical application with JavaFX 1.2. This document makes sure you get started the right track.

Getting Started with the JavaFX Composer in NetBeans IDE 6.9
Learn how to install and use the JavaFX Composer beta plugin for NetBeans 6.9 to create a simple graphical application. This tutorial shows you how to take advantage of the enhanced usability enabled by the new JavaFX composer module for NetBeans.

Deploy a JavaFX RIA Tutorial
The NetBeans IDE is the recommended tool to create, test, debug, and deploy JavaFX applications for the desktop, browser and mobile platforms. This tutorial guides you through the steps of configuring a JavaFX application for execution and deployment. It describes your options of deploying JavaFX applications as Java Web Start (JNLP), Java applet, or stand-alone applications on the desktop, in a browser, or using the JavaFX Mobile Emulator.

Docs for More In Depth Study of JavaFX

Learning the JavaFX Script Programming Language
Walks you through all the language constructs in JavaFX 1.3 Script.

Building GUI Applications with JavaFX
Describes the features that are most useful when building rich graphical applications using the JavaFX Script language.

Profiling JavaFX Applications in NetBeans IDE
Describes how to optimize JavaFX application performance and memory footprint using NetBeans IDE.

Incorporating Media Assets Into JavaFX Applications
This artice and screencast show you how to add media to web, mobile and other UIs using JavaFX.

Enhance Your MIDlet with JavaFX Technology
Demonstrates how adding JavaFX to MIDlets enables the creation of richer, more interactive user interfaces and can make it much easier to bring your content from mobile devices to the desktop, browser or TV.

JavaFX 1.3 API Docs
Detailed description of each API in JavaFX 1.3.

Index of JavaFX 1.3 Technical Articles and Tips
A list of JavaFX 1.3 articles and developer tips.

Experiments with JavaFX Script
A Java News Brief article by Weiqi Gao that explains the JavaFX language.

Explore the JavaFX Unified Development Model

Deploying a JavaFX Application

  • Embed a JavaFX Applet
  • Launch a JavaFX Application via Web Start
  • You can deploy JavaFX applications to the preview version of the Mobile Emulator that is included in the NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 for JavaFX 1.3.1 developer bundle. See the online help topic entitled Preparing JavaFX Applications for Deployment for more information.

Integrating Graphical Assets

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We encourage you to use our forums to get more information, and to post your thoughts and suggestions as you evaluate JavaFX

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