Features Missing from JavaFX as of 2012
JavaFX is the newest rich client interface toolkit from Oracle. It
seems to be receiving heavy promotion and development. It is also
bundled with the JDK starting with Java 7 update 2 (7u2).
It is being positioned as a replacement for Swing. In many
fundamental ways it is preferable to Swing. This document focuses on
the areas it needs to improve to make long-time Swing developers'
- SplitPane lacks collapse/expand affordances. In Swing,
JSplitPane has small arrows that allow the panels to be collapsed
and expanded. These are missing from JavaFX and require hand-coding.
Last modified on 5 Oct 2012 by AO
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