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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with JavaFX 8

JavaFX is Java's next-generation Graphical User Interface (GUI) toolkit. It's a platform that makes it easy to rapidly build high-performance Java client-side applications.

JavaFX's underlying engines take advantage of modern GPUs through hardware-accelerated graphics, while providing well-designed programming interfaces, thus enabling developers to combine graphics, animation, and UI controls.

These capabilities allow you to deliver a compelling, complex, and fully customizable client GUI for your customer that will make them quite impressed.

While the original targets of Java were the embedded and client worlds, since 2006, many reasons pushed the Java language to become the top development platform for ...

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