New JavaFX Features in Java SE 8 and an Intro to Lambdas

James Weaver


There are several JavaFX features new in Java SE 8. These include rich text, a public API for CSS structure, TreeTableView, DatePicker, 3D, a new modern theme named Modena, WebView enhancements, and embedded support. This session will introduce each of these features to help you use them in JavaFX application development. In addition, this session will show how lambda expressions, new with JDK 8, may be used to simplify JavaFX event handling.

Language: English

Level: low

James Weaver

Java Technology Ambassador - Oracle

James L. (Jim) Weaver is a Java developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping Java to be increasingly leveraged in rich-client applications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Books that Jim has authored include Inside Java, Beginning J2EE, and Pro JavaFX 2. As an Oracle Java Technology Ambassador, Jim speaks internationally at software technology conferences about Java, JavaFX, and the IoT. Jim tweets as @JavaFXpert and blogs at