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Computer Science | Beginning JavaFX

Beginning JavaFX

PremKumar, Lawrence, Mohan, Praveen

2010, XVII, 336 p.

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  • Covers the JavaFX scripting language and introduces by way of simple Hello World application
  • Details how to use JavaFX data types, operators, expressions, functions, sequences, bindings, triggers and more
  • Introduces the JavaFX classes, packages, exception handling, inheritance and more
  • Gets readers started with JavaFX Graphics
  • Introduces JavaFX Animation
  • Includes visuals along the way of how this all looks as well as fits together
  • Features a Rich Internet Application example that shows Java FX in action

The open source JavaFX platform offers a Java-based approach to rich Internet application (RIA) development—an alternative to Adobe Flash/Flex and Microsoft Silverlight. At over 100 million downloads, JavaFX is poised to be a significant player.

Written by a JavaFX engineer and developer, this book is one of the first on the JavaFX platform to give you the following:

  • The fundamentals of JavaFX scripting on desktop and mobile platforms
  • Examples of RIAs using JavaFX Graphics
  • Media and animation using JavaFX

See how JavaFX gives you dynamic Java effects in your RIA development.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Flash - Internet - Java - JavaFX - Rich Internet Application - Silverlight - animation

Related subjects » Computer Science

Table of contents 

  1. Introduction to RIA
  2. Introduction to JavaFX
  3. Data Types
  4. Operators and Expressions
  5. Functions
  6. Class Definitions
  7. Access Specifiers
  8. Inheritance
  9. Data Binding
  10. Sequences
  11. Triggers
  12. Introduction to JavaFX UI Elements
  13. Introduction to Animation

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