This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
JavaFX is not being bound to Swing- Instead they are adding an API so that one can create JavaFX components from the Java app just like you do for Swing. In current and previous versions one had to write JavaFX Script to create GUI. This article (http://www.adam-bien.com/roller/abien/entry/hello_javafx_2_a_tableview) shows how the JavaFX components can be created in a Java code- Though this uses a different component, it does show the syntax There would be few more of such samples.