Java Spotlight Episode 32: Nandini Ramani, Vice President of Development, on JavaFX 2.0 Beta Release

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Interview with Nandini Ramani, Vice President of Development at Oracle in the Fusion Middleware Group, on JavaFX 2.0 Beta Release.

Joining us this week on the Java All Star Developer Panel are Dalibor Topic, Java Free and Open Source Software Ambassador, and Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, Java EE Developer Advocate.

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Nandini Ramani is Vice President of Development at Oracle in the Fusion Middleware Group. She is responsible for the Java Client Platform and has a long history of creating innovation and futures at Sun Microsystems.

Nandini launched the JavaFX Platform and tools and had been actively involved in JavaFX since its inception in May 2007. Prior to joining the client group, Nandini was in the Software CTO Office driving the emerging technologies group for incubation projects. She has a background in both hardware and software, having worked in hardware architecture and simulation team in the Accelerated Graphics group and the graphics and media team in the JavaME group. She was involved in the development of XML standards, as Co-Chair of the W3C Scalable Vector Graphics working group and as a member of the W3C Compound Document Formats working group. She was also a member of several graphics and UI related expert groups in the JCP.

This interview focuses on the new JavaFX Beta Release and it's features. For further information on the cross platform capabilities see Richard Bair's blog Is JavaFX 2.0 Cross Platform. Osvaldo Pinali Doederlein also has a blog on JavaFX 2.0 Beta: First impressions.


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Comments:

The basic issues with Java in RIA are the lack of good deployment strategy and large slow runtime at startup. Until those issues are resolved, we won't see JavaFX making major progress for Java in RIA space which is pretty owned by Flash and JavaScript.

Posted by guest on June 05, 2011 at 01:02 PM PDT #

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