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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Installing the required software

So far, we have had a good introduction to JavaFX and I am as eager as you to start creating and launching our first "Hello JavaFX 8" application. But this can't happen without downloading and installing the right tools that will allow us to create and compile most of the book's code.

You'll need to download and install Java 8 Java Development Kit (JDK) or a later version. Not the runtime version (JRE).

Download the latest Java SE 8u45 JDK or higher from the following location:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html

Download and install NetBeans 8.0.2 or higher from the following link https://netbeans.org/downloads, though the NetBeans IDE All Bundle is recommended, you can use the Java ...

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