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JavaFX in Action

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

JavaFX is a Java-based rich user interface technology that sits atop the existingJava Standard and Micro Editions. Using it, developers can build rich user interfaceswith access to all Java components already installed on their systems. At itsheart is the easy to learn JavaFX Script language that lets developers describewhat they want to accomplish in clear, declarative terms rather than abstractcode. JavaFX also provides numerous libraries to make development extremelyfast and efficient.

JavaFX in Action is a hands-on tutorial that introduces and explores JavaFXthrough numerous bite-sized projects. The book provides a solid groundingin the JavaFX syntax and related APIs by showing web developers how to applythe key features of the JavaFX platform. Readers quickly absorb the fundamentalsof the technology while exploring the possibilities JavaFX provides forcreative, rich designs.

Readers learn to transform variables and operators into bouncing raindrops, brilliant colors, and dancing interface components. They also learn how to interactwith existing Java code to give old apps some new JavaFX sparkle.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

About The Author

Simon Morris has been programming Java for over a decade, and has extensive experience developing user interfaces for business applications, games, and websites. His experience encompasses web and desktop projects for commercial, academic, and government clients. He blogs on Java and rich UI topics at Sun's site. Simon lives and works in the UK.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (September 30, 2009)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638354505

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