Spent the last couple of days looking at Javafx, Sun’s response to Silverlight and Flex. It is an interesting mix of ideas. Clearly inspired by dynamic languages as well as Silverlight. Maybe Flex as well, but I couldn’t tell as I have not tried Flex. Things I liked: Type inference: Could have been better, but I will take this any day over the verbose Java alternate Binding: In fact this is a great thing.