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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Chapter 2. JavaFX 8 Essentials and Creating a Custom UI

Getting to know the essentials of JavaFX will definitely help you to easily build complicated and complex UI solutions.

In this chapter, you will get a brief introduction about JavaFX 8 architecture, so you get an idea of how JavaFX architecture components and engines interconnect together with your JavaFX application efficiently and render its graphics smoothly.

You will learn how to render graphics on the JavaFX scene and, for that, we will create a basic application using a scene, some controls, and styling.

We will touch upon the fundamentals of Java SE 8 features (such as Lambda and functional interfaces) to help increase code readability, quality, and productivity.

Once we have our first ...

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