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Learn JavaFX 8: Building User Experience and Interfaces with Java 8 by Kishori Sharan

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CHAPTER 20

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Applying Effects

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • What an effect is
  • How to chain effects
  • What different types of effects are
  • How to use perspective transformation effect

What Is an Effect?

An effect is a filter that accepts one or more graphical inputs, applies an algorithm on the inputs, and produces an output. Typically, effects are applied to nodes to create visually appealing user interfaces. Examples of effects are shadow, blur, warp, glow, reflection, blending, different types of lighting, among others. The JavaFX library provides several effect-related classes. Effects are conditional features. They are applied to nodes and will ...

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