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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls / Edition 1

Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls / Edition 1

by Hendrik Ebbers Hendrik Ebbers
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Deliver state-of-the-art applications with visually stunning UIs. Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls provides clear instructions, detailed examples, and ready-to-use code samples. Find out how to work with the latest JavaFX APIs, configure UI components, automatically generate FXML, build cutting-edge controls, and effectively apply CSS styling. Troubleshooting, tuning, and deployment are also covered in this Oracle Press guide.

  • Understand the properties of JavaFX 8 controls and APIs
  • Create custom controls, transformations, and layouts
  • Work from JavaFX Scene Graph and Scene Builder
  • Visualize data models using advanced control types
  • Use ListView, TableView, and TreeView APIs
  • Handle audio and video content using JavaFX media classes
  • Maximize separation between UI and application logic using FXML
  • Style controls and applications using CSS
  • Extend functionality of Swing and SWT applications with JavaFX

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071833776
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/11/2014
Series: Oracle Press Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hendrik Ebbers is senior Java architect at Materna GmbH in Dortmund, Germany. His main focus besides research and development is primarily in the areas of JavaFX, middleware, and DevOps. Additionally, Hendrik is founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations in user groups and international conferences. He blogs about UI-related topics at (or on Twitter @hendrikEbbers) and contributes to some open source projects such as DataFX, BoxFX, AquaFX, and Vagrant-Binding.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The History of Java UI Toolkits
Chapter 2. JavaFX Basics
Chapter 3. The Scene Graph
Chapter 4. Laying Out and Transforming Nodes in the Scene Graph
Chapter 5. JavaFX Basic Controls
Chapter 6. Additional JavaFX Controls
Chapter 7. Additional JavaFX Nodes
Chapter 8. Integrating JavaFX, Swing and SWT
Chapter 9. Styling a Control
Chapter 10. Custom Controls
Appendix A. JavaFX Resources and Where to Go from Here

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