How it works...

Before going into the other details, let's give you a brief overview of the JavaFX architecture. We have taken the following image describing the architecture stack from the JavaFX documentation (http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/javafx/get-started-tutorial/jfx-architecture.htm#JFXST788):

Let's start from the top of the stack:

  • The JavaFX APIs and Scene graph: This is the starting point of the application and most of our focus will be around this part. This provides APIs for different components, layout, and other utilities to facilitate developing a JavaFX-based UI. The scene graph holds the visual elements of the application.  ...

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