Continuing in yesterday'svein,there's as much to sayabout JavaFX.

No doubt you saw the first real step towards JavaFX in your living room, with the announcementfrom Amino Communications to put JavaFX TV in itsrange of futuristicegg-shaped TV set-top boxes.

There's also been much talk of the newfeatures in JavaFX 1.2, with a typically thoughtfuland useful look at the new layout containers from Swing veteran Amy Fowler (and anothertutorial here), and a neatfeed reader from Jim Weaver here, and a nice blog on the RSSreader capabilities in JavaFX now here.

Since the UK's Guardiannewspaper opened upall its news content to developers, there's a new JavaFX tag cloudnavigator, accompanied by an interesting writeup of the creator'sexperiences with JavaFX and comparisons with Flash.

The JavaFX team pushedout a minor 1.2.1 update of the SDK and runtime, containing anumber of bug fixes, new samplesand performance improvements. Performance continues to be a strongdriver for the next release, as you can see from ReallyHip Smart Dude Richard Bair's 100,000 node blog.