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Java 9 Cookbook by Nick Samoylov, Mohamed Sanaulla

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Using CSS to style elements in JavaFX

Those from a web development background will be able to appreciate the usefulness of the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and for those who are not, we will provide an overview of what they are and how they are useful, before diving into CSS application in JavaFX. 

The elements or the components that you see on web pages are often styled according to the theme of the website. This styling is possible by using a language called CSS. CSS consists of a group of name:value pairs, separated by semi colons. These name:value pairs, when associated with an HTML element, say, <button>, give it the required styling.

There are multiple ways to associate these name:value pairs to the element, the simplest being when ...

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