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JavaFX 1.2 Application Development Cookbook by Vladimir Vivien

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Applying effects and transformations to images

Now that you have learned how to load images, what can you do with them? Well, since ImageView is an instance of the Node class, your loaded images can receive the same treatment you would ordinarily provide, shapes, for example. In this recipe, we are going to extend the example from the previous recipe, Loading and displaying images with ImageView, to add image manipulation functionalities.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we are going to reach back to some of the concepts learned in previous chapters to extend the image browser example presented in the previous recipe. We will make use of JavaFX GUI controls and node effects. If you are not familiar with either of these topics, please review the recipes ...

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