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JavaFX™ Special Effects: Taking Java™ RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements by Lucas L. Jordan

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CHAPTER 1

JavaFX Design Considerations

This book was written to demonstrate how JavaFX can be used to create visually rich applications. It does so by presenting a number of techniques and explaining how they work in JavaFX. Before we explore the code, it is worth our time to look at the design of applications. Design is the process of planning what the application will do, how it will look, and how it will be implemented. This chapter starts with some thoughts on creating the content of applications in general, and ends with specifics related to working with JavaFX.

When exploring the creation of content, we will look at both the details of the workflow as well as why the content is created the way that it is. We will also look at design from ...

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