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JavaFX™: A Beginner’s Guide by J. F. DiMarzio

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Chapter 1Introduction to JavaFX

Key Skills & Concepts

• Installing JavaFX

• Installing NetBeans

• Using NetBeans

Welcome to JavaFX: A Beginner’s Guide. I am sure you are anxious to begin your journey into the exciting world of JavaFX development, and this is the perfect place to start. Before you begin you need to have a fully capable development environment. This chapter will cover the basic knowledge needed to create and establish a JavaFX development environment that will allow you to create excitingly rich interactive applications. It will also answer many of the questions you may have about what JavaFX does, and how it does it.

What Is JavaFX?

If you have ever used an Adobe Flash game, or seen an application in Microsoft Silverlight, then ...

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