Yesterday Sun Microsystems announced the release of JavaFX 1.0, a new platform that merges form and functionality for building rich internet applications (RIA) with immersive media and content for web browsers and desktops. Developers and web designers can download JavaFX 1.0 at: to quickly start building expressive RIAs that leverage the power and functionality of Java technology for all the screens of life, from desktops and TVs to browsers and mobile devices.