Sang Shin and Jim Weaver are starting the "JavaFX programming (with Passion!)" free online course tomorrow (1/30). So far, over 2800 people have registered for the course and quite a bit of discussion is already going on class alias. Go JavaFX!http://www.javapassion.com/javafx/
Jim Weaver has put together a very attractive BookStore application written in JavaFX. As Jim puts it: "I don't have the graphics gene, so I asked someone that does (Casper Hamlet) to create some graphic comps in Adobe Photoshop. I then used the JavaFX Production Suite to export the layers directly into a NetBeans project, where Dean Iverson and I began developing that application." Jim's article has more info and a runnable version of the app.
Slides and Video of "JavaFX 1.0 SDK Talk" presented at Devoxx 2008. This is a 1 hour session covering the JavaFX Language, Scene Graph and Animation. Its well worth watching and should take you from knowing nothing about JavaFX to being able to build a cool little application. Even if you are already using JavaFX you may learn some handy new snippets. Watch Here
This afternoon eWEEK's Chief Technology Analyst Jim Rapoza posted his JavaFX 1.0 review and noted, "the JavaFX platform shows promise of being a very important player in the burgeoning RIA category, and it compares very well with the 1.0 releases of Adobe's and Microsoft's RIA platforms." Read More:
Over the last couple months Richard Bair, Martin Brehovsky and Jasper Potts have presented talks introducing JavaFX at Devoxx 2008, Sun Paris Tech Day and IJTC 2009 (Irish Java Technologies Conference). Jasper has posted a blog with the slides and demos from these talks. Introduction to JavaFX Talks - Devoxx 2008 - IJTC 2009
JavaLobby has a great interview with Stephen Chin, creator of the WidgetFX widget system, one of the first big open source applications built with JavaFX. Stephen talks about why he created WidgetFX, the things he learned, and his upcoming book.