avaFX, a new Sun Microsystems product family (including a scripting language, JavaFX Script), is optimized for implementing rich Internet applications for desktop and mobile devices. It comes bundled with the latest editions of the Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) and Development Kit (JDK), and it provides its own API.
As an example, it shows how to call a RESTful web service that provides information about airport departures and arrivals to a JavaFX front end. For the service URL, here is the abridged service data:
How do I call a RESTful web service from a JavaFX application, and how do I process a result?
Invoke a GET RESTful web service method and parse its results into a JavaFX object.