Updated for JavaFX 1.3
The JavaFX platform makes it possible to write applications that can be deployed across devices ranging from cell phones to desktops, with little or no change required. JavaFX applications are written using JavaFX Script, a new and easy-to-use scripting language.
Kim Topley’s JavaFX™ Developer’s Guide thoroughly covers the JavaFX language and its core libraries and shows you step by step how to develop and deliver JavaFX applications for the desktop and for mobile devices. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of the language, including
Tools you can use to develop, debug, and deploy JavaFX applications
User interface classes
How to play audio and video
How to use RESTful Web services and databases to retrieve the data for your application
How to create custom components
User interface basics, attributes, events,and controls
JavaFX and networking
JavaFX development with NetBeans and Eclipse
Packaging and deployment
Topley highlights critical topics that other books gloss over, presents detailed examples that stretch JavaFX to its limits, and shows you exactly how to build on the skills you already have. Whether you’ve been focused on HTML/XML/CSS Web development or Java Swing, this book will help you get outstanding results with JavaFX.