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NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas

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Connecting JavaFX Application to Web Service

Nowadays, if a developer is building an application, there are chances that the need to access a server or web service will arise in some form or another.

Either updates or just data being transmitted over the Internet might give developers the chill merely thinking about the complexity of handling connections, data parsing, and numerous controls. With NetBeans and JavaFX, many of those headaches are no longer a problem.

In this recipe, we will connect our application to Facebook and retrieve some data from the news feed and profile.

Getting ready

To continue with this recipe, NetBeans and the plugins set of JavaFX must be installed.

Also, a JavaFX Desktop Business Application project must be created or ...

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