By leroyk on May 08, 2007
Announcement JavaFX Consumer focused family of Java technologies that will impact consumer markets. The first component is JavaFX/Script which will allow the development of rich applications. Dr. James Gosling comes on stage now. Chris Oliver the inventor of JavaFX/Script joins the duel. First demo is a mock up of a Motorola website. Took only 3 days to replicate. Second is a recreation of the Tesla Motors website. Third is code example. It took six lines of code to implement live buttons on Moto Demo. Tool is coming soon. A new breed of content creation tools. Everything needed to support JavaFX/Script is already on peoples devices and desktops. During todays opening session JavaFX was annouced. Some of my notes follow... -- Announcement JavaFX/Mobile This is a complete and fully integrated Java software system for mobile devices. Open standards based Java technologies Supports JavaFX content authoring tools Shows a phone that reminds you of iPhone. No buttons. Phone by Fic. But it is about the software not hardware. Nandini Ramani comes one stage. She is a member of the JavaFX Core team. Shows Nokia N800 that is running JavaFX/Mobile. Stylus based interaction. This platform also supports apps written using JavaFX/Script. -- Announcement from Marco Boerries SVP of Yahoo ! Yahoo Go is attempt to connect more than 500 million mobile users. They are using Java to accomplish this. Demo is Moto based Yahoo interface that is design for a phone footprint. Not trying to fit desktop web pages to a phone. It is a complete phone experience. Second demo is JavaFX/Mobile running Yahoo Go !