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Java FX vs Flex for RIA applications

Praful Gupta
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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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They are all RIA technologies, but I'd consider the closest peer to JavaFX to be Flex.


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Bill Shirley
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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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