Maps in JavaFX 2.0

Maps in JavaFX 2.0

Something that you see more and more with client applications at the moment is embedded map components. This blog will show you how to embed Google, Yahoo or Bing maps in your JavaFX application.

Google Maps in JavaFX 2.0

Download a copy of the application and try it out. The jar file is linked below, just download it and double click. This requires you to have the JavaFX 2.0 beta runtime installed.



Download double clickable jar

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JavaFX links of the week, May 30

Howdy folks! It’s been a busy week this week, with the release of the first JavaFX 2.0 beta. I look forward to seeing your blog posts over the coming weeks and months as you get better versed with the API and technologies, and as we keep rolling out beta refreshes to fix bugs, add features and improve performance.

That’s all folks! Keep up the good work, whether that be exploring JavaFX 2.0 (if that’s your thing), or just writing cool JavaFX-related software and blog posts. Catch you next week! 🙂

JavaFX 2.0 Charts

JavaFX 2.0 Charts

We did a complete rewrite of charts in JavaFX 2.0 to add cool features like:

  • Dynamic Data Support
  • Animation
  • Auto Ranging
  • CSS Styling

There is a sample application called “Chart Sampler” that ships with JavaFX 2.0 Beta that shows some of what can be done with the new charts. Here are a few screen shots to tempt you to go and check it out 🙂

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