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JavaFX 1.2 Application Development Cookbook by Vladimir Vivien

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Setting up JavaFX for the NetBeans IDE

The previous recipe shows you how to get started with JavaFX using the SDK directly. However if you are more of a syntax-highlight, code-completion, click-to-build person, you will be delighted to know that the NetBeans IDE fully supports JavaFX development. JavaFX has first-class support within NetBeans, with functionalities similar to those found in Java development including:

  • Syntax highlighting
  • Code completion
  • Error detection
  • Code block formatting and folding
  • In-editor API documentation
  • Visual preview panel
  • Debugging
  • Application profiling
  • Continuous background build
  • And more…

This recipe shows how to set up the NetBeans IDE for JavaFX development. You will learn how to configure NetBeans to create, build, and deploy ...

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