Chapter 3Hello World

Key Skills & Concepts

• Writing text to the screen

• Understanding profiles

• Binding values

In this chapter you will start writing JavaFX script. This is where all the prerequisite work from the previous two chapters begins to pay off. All of the time and effort you put into learning the basics in the first two chapters will help you master the JavaFX script nodes introduced in this chapter.

The best part of learning a new language is getting to express your thoughts and visions in a new and exciting way. That is exactly what you will be doing in this chapter. You will learn how to start taking things you may (or may not) know how to do in other languages and bring them to life in JavaFX Script.

Writing to the Screen

The ...

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