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NetBeans IDE 8 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas, David Salter

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Deploying a self-contained application

As we've seen in the previous recipes in this chapter, NetBeans, in conjunction with Scene Builder provides first-rate tools for developing JavaFX applications. Developing applications is only one stage in the development cycle, and we need to be able to deploy our applications to customers after they have been developed.

NetBeans provides tools to allow JavaFX applications to be packaged as self-contained applications that include any libraries used by the application as well as a complete copy of the JRE used for development. Self-contained applications can be packaged with native installers and easily distributed to customers.

In this recipe, we'll see how we can create a self-contained application and package ...

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