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Introducing JavaFX 8 Programming by Herbert Schildt

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CHAPTER

8

Explore Menus

This chapter explores JavaFX’s support for menus. Although menus have been a part of GUI programming since the beginning, they continue to form an integral, nearly indispensable part of the modern GUI. The reason for this is easy to understand: they give the user access to a program’s core functionality. As a result, the proper implementation of an application’s menus is a crucial part of creating a successful GUI. JavaFX provides extensive support for menus because of the key role they play in many applications. Furthermore, JavaFX’s approach to menus is powerful, yet streamlined.

The JavaFX menu system supports several ...

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