JavaFX 2.2.5 Installation Guide
4 I Installed JavaFX, Now What?
Congratulations! You installed JavaFX, either as part of the JDK 7 cobundle or as a standalone installation for JDK 6. Now what?
This page contains the following sections.
Download and Run JavaFX Samples
Download the JavaFX sample zip file and try running one of the pre-built JAR files. Then open the NetBeans IDE projects and look at the source code.
Go to the JDK download page at
Scroll to the section "JDK 7 and JavaFX Demos and Samples," then click Download.
Scroll to the section "JavaFX Demos and Samples Downloads," then click the link to download the samples for your operating system.
Extract the files to your file system, then open the samples_readme.txt for more information about how to run the samples and set up the source projects in the NetBeans IDE.
Install NetBeans IDE
NetBeans IDE supports the JavaFX API. Download it at
For information about configuring NetBeans IDE to run with JavaFX, see Setting Up NetBeans IDE With JavaFX at
Check Out the JavaFX 2 Tutorials and Documentation
Try Out JavaFX Scene Builder
JavaFX Scene Builder is a design tool for the JavaFX platform. You can download it from the JavaFX download page at one of the following locations:
Here are some tips for working around problems that are sometimes seen during or following an installation.
Test Both JavaFX and Java Applications
If the JavaFX samples do not run, try running Java samples to isolate the problem. You can download Java samples from the JDK download page at
Check the Supported Environments
Check the system requirements to verify that you have a supported environment. Consult the appropriate system requirements document:
JavaFX 2.2.5 system requirements (for standalone JavaFX 2.2.5 installations)
Check Whether Your Installation is 64-Bit or 32-Bit
With Windows or Linux installations, if you installed a 64-bit version, you may have problems with applications that run on 32 bits. Note that the 32-bit version is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit systems, but the reverse is not true.
Mac requires a 64-bit installation.
Check the Release Notes
Check the JavaFX 2.2.5 release notes for known issues.
Ask a Question on the JavaFX Forum
If you still have unresolved issues, go to the JavaFX Forum at
File a Bug or Feature Request
The JavaFX bug database is at
See also How to file a bug or submit a feature request on the OTN discussion forums.