When to use JavaFX 2 instead of HTML5 for a Rich Internet Application (RIA)?

These days, we are starting a new project for realizing a Rich Internet Application (RIA). One of the first questions is: Which technologies and frameworks shall we use? The backend will be Java or another modern JVM language, as we are mainly experienced Java developer. In most use cases, we also prefer web frameworks, which allow to code mostly in Java, as many of us just have basic knowledge regarding HTML and JavaScript. A decision has to be made for the upcoming project: Shall we use HTML5 or JavaFX 2 for realizing the web client? We took a look at pros and cons, which are listed below in this blog post.
Read More