JavaFX: it’s JAVA!
Edit (relevant quote):
When asked why developers and authors would want to choose JavaFX over other tools, such as Flex or Silverlight, Octavian summed it up in one word: Java
Before jumping there, remember: just because you can tell entire corporates that this is the ‘next best thing’, it doesn’t mean people will use it!
Just think ActiveX and their banishment from the Internet..,or, wait, you can think of the water applet!