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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Chapter 3. Developing a JavaFX Desktop and Web Application

This chapter will cover how to develop compelling desktop and web applications that take advantage of the multicore, hardware-accelerated GPU to deliver high-performance UI-based applications that have an amazing look and feel.

As JavaFX is totally written from the ground up in Java, some Java SE 8 built-in core libraries will be used to power our application. In addition, we will learn how to package our application as a standalone application to be launched and distributed.

Also, we will cover the essential core web APIs in any web application levered by JavaFX 8, such as javafx.scene.web.WebEngine, java.net.HttpURLConnection and javafx.scene.web.WebView.

We will discuss the relationship ...

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