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JavaFX™: Developing Rich Internet Applications by Eric Bruno, Jim Connors, Jim Clarke

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9Add JavaFX to Web Pages with Applets

“Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.”

—Alfred North Whitehead

JavaFX and Applets

JavaFX makes applet development and deployment easy!! I know what you are thinking: “Applets, aren’t they those things we heard about 10 years ago when Java was brand new? Aren’t they slow and unreliable?” Well not anymore. Since the release of Java 6 update 10, the entire applet framework has been redone and JavaFX leverages this to make it possible to run any JavaFX application as an applet without code changes. To start with, let’s see how easy it is to deploy a JavaFX application as an applet within an HTML page. Next, we will explore a new ...

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