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Introducing JavaFX 8 Programming by Herbert Schildt

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CHAPTER

5

Work with Images, Fonts, and Layouts

This chapter discusses three elements that have a significant effect on the user interface: images, fonts, and layouts. Images are graphical elements, such as photos and icons. Fonts determine the precise look of text. Layouts organize the content of a scene. Because images, fonts, and layouts are visual elements that influence the overall appearance of a user interface, it makes sense to look at them together here.

Use Image and ImageView

Images are widely used in the modern GUI. In some cases, images are employed in a stand-alone fashion, such as when a photo is displayed. In other cases, an image ...

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