12.5 Graphics Supplement

This section introduces the Scene Builder, a graphical program to help you build complex GUI applications.

Building JavaFX Applications with the Scene Builder

Building complex interfaces can be tedious and difficult to visualize when directly coding the layout panes. To assist with UI development Oracle has released the JavaFX Scene Builder. If you are using an IDE then the Scene Builder may already be installed on your system. Oracle no longer releases binary executables of the Scene Builder (you have to build it from source code) but free binaries can be downloaded from Gluon Labs at http://gluonhq.com/labs/scene-builder. Consult your IDE’s documentation if configuration is needed to integrate the JavaFX Scene Builder. ...

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