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Pro JavaFX 8

A Definitive Guide to Building Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded Java Clients

Weaver, J., Gao, W., Chin, S., Iverson, D., Vos, J.

2014, XIX, 616 p. 193 illus.

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    • This book is actually definitive, as it's written by Oracle expert authors.
    • This is a highly relevant Java and somewhat relevant JavaFX book for the books as a service database market.
    • Day and date asap after new JavaFX 8 release as part of Java 8 release by Oracle. Java 8 Final expected in March 2014.
    • JavaFX is a rich and efficient client for PCs and now for mobile and other embedded devices or appliances.

In Pro JavaFX 8 expert authors show you how to use the JavaFX platform to create rich-client Java applications. You'll discover how you can use this powerful Java-based UI platform, which is capable of handling large-scale data-driven business applications for PC as well as now mobile and embedded devices.

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.

Content Level » Popular/general

Related subjects » Computer Science - HCI

Table of contents 

1. Getting a Jump Start in JavaFX 8

2. Creating a User Interface in JavaFX 8

3. Using SceneBuilder to create a User Interface

4. Properties and Bindings

5. Building Dynamic UI Layouts in JavaFX

6. Using the JavaFX UI Controls

7.Collections and Concurrency

8. Creating Charts in JavaFX

9. Using the media classes

10. JavaFX 3D

11. Accessing Web Services

12. Java on Embedded, Mobile and Tablet

13. JavaFX languages and markup

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