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

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Preface

Welcome to Rich Internet Application development with JavaFX.

This book is about creating more engaging user applications using special effects and animation. In this book, we will focus on using JavaFX for creating Rich Internet Applications.

Building upon the widely adopted and popular Java Platform, JavaFX provides a new level of abstraction that greatly simplifies graphical user interface development while at the same time bringing all the flexibility that Java technologies provide. This creates an elegant, yet powerful, platform for building full feature and compelling applications.

What Is JavaFX?

JavaFX is actually a family of products developed at Sun Microsystems. There are initiatives for mobile phones, consumer, television, ...

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