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Java FX vs Flex for RIA applications

Praful Gupta
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Joined: May 01, 2006
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Are JavaFX, Flex, Ajax all piers when it comes to RIA scripting/tools? Also, have you heard of Adobe AIR, could we build FX apps on top of AIR?
James Weaver
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Joined: Oct 11, 2007
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They are all RIA technologies, but I'd consider the closest peer to JavaFX to be Flex.

Thanks,<br />James L. (Jim) Weaver<br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Helping you become a JavaFXpert" weblog</a>
Bill Shirley
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Joined: Nov 08, 2007
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The answer to your second question (FX on AIR) would be no.

FX, as I understand it, would basically run on any Java VM. AIR is basically a Flash/Actionscript VM.

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