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Pro JavaFX 8 by James Weaver, Dean Iverson, Stephen Chin, Weiqi Gao, Johan Vos

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CHAPTER 7

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Collections and Concurrency

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it;—this is knowledge.

—Confucius

After the fast-paced exploration of JavaFX layouts in Chapter 5 and JavaFX UI controls in Chapter 6, we refocus our attention on some of the lower level facilities of JavaFX in this chapter.

Recall that in Chapter 4 you learned about the Observable interface and one of its subinterfaces ObservableValue. In this chapter, we examine four other subinterfaces of ObservableObservableList, ObservableMap, ObservableSet, and ObservableArray—rounding out the story of ...

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