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Java Fx 1.2 and the book

jason bailey

Joined: Apr 21, 2009
Posts: 9
How up-to-date is the book which covers FX 1.1 and the recent release of javaFX 1.2?
Eric Bruno
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Joined: Jun 15, 2009
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All code samples as published work on JavaFX 1.1 and 1.2. On the site,, we've updated the samples to JavaFX 1.2.
Jim Clarke
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Joined: Jun 15, 2009
Posts: 49
Unfortunately, JavaFX 1.2 was released two weeks ago at JavaONE, and our production schedule did not allow us to put in all the changes that JavaFX 1.2 had. However, JavaFX 1.2 is mostly incremental on top of JavaFX 1.1. For example, the Sudoku application only had 2 lines of code changed, and these were somewhat optional. We changed them any way to show the new preferred way of positioning nodes.

I wrote an article for InformIT that details some of the important changes in JavaFX 1.2,

We are presently working on updating the book for JavaFX 1.2 and will make those available
on our website,, and yes we are also keeping an eye on JavaFX 1.2-Next.
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