3-2. Playing Video

Problem

You want to view a video file complete with controls to play, pause, stop, and seek.

Solution

Create a video media player by utilizing the following classes:

  • javafx.scene.media.Media
  • javafx.scene.media.MediaPlayer
  • javafx.scene.media.MediaView

The following code is an implementation of a JavaFX basic video player:

public void start(final Stage primaryStage) {     primaryStage.setTitle("Chapter 3-2 Playing Video");     ... setting up the stage     // rounded rectangle with slightly transparent             Node applicationArea = createBackground(scene);     root.getChildren().add(applicationArea);     // allow the user to drag window on the desktop     attachMouseEvents(scene, primaryStage);     // allows the user ...

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