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Pro JavaFX 2: A Definitive Guide to Rich Clients with Java Technology by Johan Vos Ph.D., Weiqi Gao Ph.D., Dean Iverson, Stephen Chin, James L. Weaver

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C H A P T E R   10

JavaFX Languages and Markup

Computer programming is tremendous fun. Like music, it is a skill that derives from an unknown blend of innate talent and constant practice. Like drawing, it can be shaped to a variety of ends—commercial, artistic, and pure entertainment. Programmers have a well-deserved reputation for working long hours, but are rarely credited with being driven by creative fevers. Programmers talk about software development on weekends, vacations, and over meals not because they lack imagination, but because their imagination reveals worlds that others cannot see.

—Larry O'Brien and Bruce Eckel

JavaFX provides a rich set of capabilities for building applications that lets you create immersive user interfaces ...

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