Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 5th and 6th 2013
James L. (Jim) Weaver is a Java and JavaFX developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping rich-client Java and JavaFX become preferred technologies for new application development. Books that Jim has authored include Inside Java, Beginning J2EE, and Pro JavaFX 2. As an Oracle Java Evangelist, Jim speaks internationally at software technology conferencs. Jim blogs at http://javafxpert.com, tweets @javafxpert, and may be reached at james.weaver AT oracle.com
One of the very interesting and useful platforms for JavaFX is touch enabled devices such as Windows 8 tablets. This session will demonstrate a variety of JavaFX applications running on a Surface Windows 8 Pro, pointing out capabilities in JavaFX designed to leverage touch capabilities.
Beginning with JDK 8, JavaFX contains support for 3D features including meshes, lights, materials, textures, perspective camera node, and picking. This session will help you get up to speed on developing 3D applications using JavaFX.