In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:
JavaFX is a software toolkit geared around developing rich GUI-based applications. It was first introduced at JavaOne in 2007 and has most recently been released as JavaFX Version 8 as part of the Java 8 release.
JavaFX used to be a separate installation from Java, but as of JDK 7u6, JavaFX has been bundled with both the Java JDK and JRE.
The long term strategy for JavaFX is surely to replace Swing as the dominant GUI development environment for Java developers as it provides a wealth ...