JavaFX Developer Marinacci Not Moving To Oracle
JavaFX developer Josh Marinacci has revealed that he will be moving to Oracle. Instead, he plans to join hardware manufacturer Palm as a developer advocate for the open platform WebOS.
Marinacci has worked at Sun since 2005. In the past, he has worked on Windows L&, NetBeans and JavaFX. For the past year, he has been concentrating on developing the desktop client for the Java Store, written in JavaFX.
He cites the ‘need for a change’ as the main motivation behind his move:
However, he will continue work on some of his existing products, such as wireframing tool Leonardo, and has a new release of his tool for building interactive artwork MaiTai, ready to ship when JavaFX 1.3 and Prism are released.