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JavaFX 1.2 Application Development Cookbook by Vladimir Vivien

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with JavaFX

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Installing the JavaFX SDK
  • Setting up JavaFX for the NetBeans IDE
  • Setting up JavaFX for the Eclipse IDE
  • Using javafxc to compile JavaFX Code
  • Creating and using JavaFX classes
  • Creating and using variables in JavaFX
  • Using binding and triggers to update variables
  • Creating and using JavaFX functions
  • Integrating your JavaFX code with Java
  • Creating and using JavaFX sequences
  • Working with JavaFX string

Introduction

Today, in the age of Web 2.0, AJAX, and the iPhone, users have come to expect their applications to provide a dynamic and engaging user interface that delivers rich graphical content, audio, and video, all wrapped in GUI controls with animated cinematic-like interactions. ...

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