JavaFX Scene Builder is a visual layout tool that allows developers to quickly design JavaFX user interfaces without having to write code. It’s a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor that allows developers to drag and drop UI elements onto a design surface and preview their layouts in real-time.
If you’re looking for an alternative to JavaFX Scene Builder, here are a few options to consider:
Gluon Scene Builder: Gluon Scene Builder is a fork of the original JavaFX Scene Builder that is being actively maintained and developed. It is open-source, cross-platform, and provides additional features such as support for the latest JavaFX versions, and the ability to customize the UI.
NetBeans GUI Builder: The NetBeans IDE includes a built-in GUI Builder that allows developers to visually design JavaFX and Swing user interfaces. The GUI Builder supports drag-and-drop layout and supports bidirectional linking between the source code and the design view.
IntelliJ IDEA GUI Designer: IntelliJ IDEA is a popular Java IDE that includes a built-in GUI Designer for designing JavaFX and Swing user interfaces. It supports drag-and-drop layout, and allows developers to preview their layouts in real-time.
Eclipse WindowBuilder: Eclipse is a popular Java IDE that provides the WindowBuilder plugin, which allows developers to visually design JavaFX and Swing user interfaces. It is built on the same engine as the original JavaFX Scene Builder and it supports drag-and-drop layout and it’s also open source.
SceneBuilder2: This is also a fork of the original JavaFX Scene Builder, it’s not actively maintained anymore but still you can use it as an alternative.
It is worth noting that most modern Java IDEs provide some form of visual layout tool. so you may be able to find a visual layout tool that fits your needs in your preferred IDE.