JohanVos

JohanVos
Johan Vos started working with Java in 1995, as part of his PhD research. He joined the Blackdown team and ported Java 1.2 to Linux/SPARC. Johan has been a Java consultant ever since, and worked for a number of companies (e.g. The Reference, Acunia). He co-founded LodgON, where the main focus is on social networking software and recently became a Java Champion. He was part of the Core Platform Expert Group of OSGi that created the OSGi platform specifications. His main technology interests are currently GlassFish and JavaFX. He holds an Msc in civil engineering (mining) and a PhD in Applied Physics.

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Taking a closer look at JavaFX

JavaFX is now part of the Java SE 8 SDK. In this article, Java Champion Johan Vos gives us a quick overview of this essential framework and explains why you should use JavaFX instead of Swing.