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Quick Start Guide to JavaFX by J. F. DiMarzio

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Chapter 11
Custom Nodes and Subclassing
Key Skills & Concepts
   Subclassing Node
   Creating a custom node
   Overriding default Node methods
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JavaFX comes with many great tools. Throughout this book you have learned about shapes, effects, and methods—to name a few. However, what if you find that the nodes in JavaFX do not quite fit what you need? There is another way to get what you need from JavaFX: You can always make a node that does exactly what you need. This can be by subclassing an existing node or by creating an entirely new one. In ...

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