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Beginning JavaFX™ by Praveen Mohan, Lawrence PremKumar

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Chapter 12. Introduction to JavaFX UI Elements

As you have learned, JavaFX is a rich client platform for creating and delivering immersive Internet experiences across different screens. So far, you have learned the JavaFX Script language capabilities and features and in this chapter, we will introduce you to various graphics APIs in JavaFX that help you build a rich Internet application. Before going into the actual APIs, you must understand how the APIs are classified in JavaFX. There are two broad categories of the APIs in JavaFX that you will learn in this chapter:

  • common profile

  • desktop profile

Common profile APIs include classes that work across devices such as desktop, mobile, and TV. So if you are developing an application that is expected ...

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