Today marks an important milestone for JavaFX 2.0. Prior to this date, only a select few partners had early access privilege to the technology, and for good reason. During that early access period, the API was in a very fluid state, and from personal experience I can tell you that changes to the JavaFX 2.0 API were done almost on a build-by-build basis. The announcement of a public beta not only makes the software available worldwide, but also signals that the JavaFX 2.0 API is on much more solid footing.
So check out the javafx.com website for the latest JavaFX 2.0 information. Three software downloads are now available: