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Essential JavaFX™ by Paul Anderson, Gail Anderson

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8. Working with Images

There’s no substitute for an evocative picture. Images enhance web sites, widgets, and applications. So, it follows that applications that manipulate images give you great choices for creating that killer widget or web application.

In this chapter you’ll learn how to use images in your JavaFX applications. JavaFX provides flexibility for loading and scaling images, as well as choices in how to display images using the ImageView component. The ImageView component is a node, and as such, you can provide transformations, animations, and effects to enhance both the image and your application.

What You Will Learn

•   All about Image and ImageView components

•   Options for loading images

•   Scaling an image during loading ...

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