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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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JavaFX history

You might believe JavaFX is quite a new technology, but it actually isn't. JavaFX has been here for a long time; unofficially since 2005. Ever since Sun Microsystems acquired the company SeeBeyond, there has been a graphics-rich scripting language known as F3 (Form Follows Function), which was created by engineer Chris Oliver.

At the JavaOne 2007 conference, Sun Microsystems officially unveiled JavaFX as the language's name instead of F3. During the period 2007 to 2010, Oracle acquired many big companies like BEA Systems, JD Edwards, Siebel Systems, and so on. I was working for Oracle with the responsibility of integrating different customer support channels to the Oracle support website MetaLink, as it was called at that time. ...

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