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Introducing JavaFX 8 Programming by Herbert Schildt

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6

Effects and Transforms

Aprincipal advantage of JavaFX is its ability to alter the appearance of a node in the scene graph through the application of an effect and/or a transform. Both effects and transforms help give your GUI the sophisticated, modern look that users have come to expect. Furthermore, transforms can be applied to both two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) objects, which enables powerful graphics operations, such as changing the size of a button or rotating a cube in space. As you will see, the ease with which these features can be used in JavaFX is one of its strongest points. Also introduced in this chapter ...

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