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JavaFX in Action by Simon Morris

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Appendix A. Getting started

This section provides details on how to download, install, set up, compile, and run the JavaFX development environment. It also provides URLs to useful JavaFX web resources.

Everything you need to get started with JavaFX is free to download, for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.

A.1. Downloading and installing

Before we can start writing JavaFX applications, we need the right software. Next you’ll find web addresses to the downloads you need to get started. For each piece of software read the licenses (if any) and requirements carefully, and follow the download and installation instructions.

Please read over this section before downloading anything, particularly if you’re new to Java. It contains information ...

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