New material in this edition includes JavaFX UI controls and CSS APIs for modularization. Additionally, there is coverage of the Shader DSL for JavaFX that allows you to generate Shaders for OpenGL and Direct3D. After reading and using this book, you'll have the knowledge to give you an edge in your next JavaFX-based project.
What You'll LearnCreate a user interface in JavaFX
Use SceneBuilder to create a user interface
Build dynamic UI layouts in JavaFX and using the JavaFX UI controls
Create charts in JavaFXDesign and deploy for embedded, mobile and tablet
Leverage JavaFX languages and markup
Who This Book Is For
Experienced Java programmers looking to learn and leverage JavaFX 9 for rich client-side Java development.
Raspberry Pi with Java: Programming the Internet of Things (IoT) fills an important gap in knowledge between seasoned Java developers and embedded-hardware gurus, taking a project-based approach to skills development from which both hobbyists and professionals can learn. By starting with simple projects based on open-source libraries such as Pi4J, hobbyists can get immediate results without a significant investment in time or hardware.
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Covering the JavaFX API, development tools, and best practices, this book provides code examples that explore the exciting new features provided with JavaFX 8 which comes as part of Oracle's new Java (SE) 8 release. This book also contains engaging tutorials that cover virtually every facet of JavaFX development and reference materials on JavaFX that augment the JavaFX API documentation.
After reading and using this book, you'll have the authoritative knowledge that should give you an edge in your next JavaFX-based application projects for your job or your clients.
Covering the JavaFX API, development tools, and best practices, this book provides code examples that explore the exciting new features provided with JavaFX 2. It contains engaging tutorials that cover virtually every facet of JavaFX development and reference materials on JavaFX that augment the JavaFX API documentation. Written in an engaging and friendly style, Pro JavaFX 2 is an essential guide to JavaFX 2.
Learn from bestselling JavaFX author Jim Weaver and expert JavaFX developers Weiqi Gao, Stephen Chin, and Dean Iverson to discover the JavaFX technology and platform that enables developers and designers to create rich Internet applications (RIAs) that can run across diverse devices. Covering the JavaFX Script language, JavaFX Mobile, and development tools, Pro JavaFXTM Platform: Script, Desktop and Mobile RIA with JavaTM Technology is the first book that fully provides JavaFX version 1.2 code examples that cover virtually every language and API feature.
This book contains the following:Tutorials that teach JavaFX 1.2 to an application developer or graphics designer who has had no exposure to JavaFX. These tutorials will be exhaustive, covering virtually every facet of JavaFX Script and are fully updated for the JavaFX 1.2 release. Reference materials on JavaFX 1.2 that augment what is available from the JavaFX 1.2 Language Reference and API documentation. How to take JavaFX 1.2 to other platforms besides the desktop, such as mobile.
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Hands-on tutorials are also included, along with clear explanations and working code examples. You will grow to take the next step—from writing client-side desktop applications to writing enterprise applications. You will also learn how to use the individual APIs and tools in the Java EE 5 platform, and how to merge these to create your own enterprise applications.