CHAPTER 10

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JavaFX 3D

Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man.

—Chuang Tze

After learning about JavaFX’s media capabilities, we now put our focus on the 3D capabilities of JavaFX. The JavaFX 3D graphics API provides access to accelerated graphics hardware that is prevalent in modern personal computers and devices through a well-thought-out, very regular Java API that works seamlessly with the rest of the JavaFX APIs. The JavaFX 3D capability makes the JavaFX platform a suitable development platform for more kinds of applications, including scientific, engineering, ...

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