Sun JavaFX Targets Rich Net Apps

Simplified scripting language can run on Java-powered devices from browsers to cell phones.

May 9, 2007

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Sun Microsystems this week launched JavaFX Script, a simple scripting language the vendor sees as the glue holding together Internet apps running across a variety of devices.

JavaFX Script applications run on any JavaSE technology-based platform. To extend that user base, Sun this week also introduced JavaFX Mobile, a run-time for mobile handsets, TVs and other embedded applications from automobiles to game systems. The broad user base for Java run-times is a key advantage for getting adoption of JavaFX, Sun said. The scripting environment will also integrate with more full-blown Java components that run on the server or client.

Sun said it will enhance JavaFX with content tools, widgets and other offerings to create a more full-fledged scripting development environment.

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