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JavaFX 2.0 and Scala, Like Milk and Cookies

Stephen Chin

JavaFX 2.0 is the next version of a revolutionary rich client platform for developing immersive desktop applications. One of the new features in JavaFX 2.0 is a set of pure Java APIs that can be used from any JVM language, opening up tremendous possibilities. This presentation demonstrates the benefits of using JavaFX 2.0 together with the Scala programming language to provide a type-safe declarative syntax with support for lazy bindings and collections. Advanced language features, such as DelayedInit and @specialized will be discussed, as will ways of forcing prioritization of implicit conversions for n-level cases. Those who survive the pure technical geekiness of this talk will be rewarded with plenty of JavaFX UI eye candy.

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