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JavaFX Developer's Guide
     

JavaFX Developer's Guide

by Kim Topley
 

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Updated for JavaFX 1.3

 

The JavaFX platform makes it possible to write applications that can be deployed across devices ranging from cell phones to desktops, with little or no change required. JavaFX applications are written using JavaFX Script, a new and easy-to-use scripting language.

 

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Overview

Updated for JavaFX 1.3

 

The JavaFX platform makes it possible to write applications that can be deployed across devices ranging from cell phones to desktops, with little or no change required. JavaFX applications are written using JavaFX Script, a new and easy-to-use scripting language.

 

Kim Topley’s JavaFX™ Developer’s Guide thoroughly covers the JavaFX language and its core libraries and shows you step by step how to develop and deliver JavaFX applications for the desktop and for mobile devices. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of the language, including

  • Language syntax
  • Tools you can use to develop, debug, and deploy JavaFX applications
  • User interface classes
  • Animation
  • How to play audio and video
  • How to use RESTful Web services and databases to retrieve the data for your application
  • How to create custom components
  • Transformations
  • User interface basics, attributes, events,and controls
  • JavaFX and networking
  • JavaFX development with NetBeans and Eclipse
  • Packaging and deployment

Topley highlights critical topics that other books gloss over, presents detailed examples that stretch JavaFX to its limits, and shows you exactly how to build on the skills you already have. Whether you’ve been focused on HTML/XML/CSS Web development or Java Swing, this book will help you get outstanding results with JavaFX.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321648952
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/24/2010
Series:
Developer's Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1152
File size:
66 MB
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Meet the Author

Kim Topley is a freelance computer consultant, based in England. He has worked in the computer industry for thirty years, writing microcode for mainframe computers; device drivers, file systems, and security features for the UNIX operating system; communications protocol stacks for Cray supercomputers; and C and Java applications for financial institutions. He learned Java as a result of a chance encounter with the book Core Java in a bookshop in 1995 and has since written four Java books: Core JFC and Core Swing: Advanced Programming, both published by Prentice Hall, and J2ME in a Nutshell and Java Web Services in a Nutshell, published by O'Reilly Media. Topley has a keen interest in space flight and aviation and has a private pilot’s license.

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