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Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform By James Weaver

Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform by James Weaver

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JavaFX is essentially Sun's approach to Adobe Flash/Flex and Microsoft's Silverlight. Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform examines this important Rich Internet Application (RIA) technology.

Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform Summary

Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform: Script, Desktop and Mobile RIA with Java (TM) Technology by James Weaver

The JavaFX (TM) technology and platform is essentially Sun's response to Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight. JavaFX lets developers play with the open-source scripting, desktop, and mobile APIs offered to create dynamic, seamless visual user interfaces (UIs) that are "Flash-like" and beyond...

Learn from bestselling JavaFX author Jim Weaver and expert JavaFX developers Weiqi Gao, Stephen Chin, and Dean Iverson to discover the JavaFX technology and platform that enables developers and designers to create rich Internet applications (RIAs) that can run across diverse devices. Covering the JavaFX Script language, JavaFX Mobile, and development tools, Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform: Script, Desktop and Mobile RIA with Java (TM) Technology is the first book that fully provides JavaFX version 1.2 code examples that cover virtually every language and API feature.

This book contains the following:

  • Tutorials that teach JavaFX 1.2 to an application developer or graphics designer who has had no exposure to JavaFX. These tutorials will be exhaustive, covering virtually every facet of JavaFX Script and are fully updated for the JavaFX 1.2 release.
  • Reference materials on JavaFX 1.2 that augment what is available from the JavaFX 1.2 Language Reference and API documentation.
  • How to take JavaFX 1.2 to other platforms besides the desktop, such as mobile.

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About James Weaver

Jim Weaver is an author, speaker, teacher, and developer in rich Internet application technologies such as JavaFX, and may be contacted at

Table of Contents

  1. Getting a Jump Start in JavaFX
  2. Taking a Closer Look at the JavaFX Script Language
  3. Creating a User Interface in JavaFX
  4. Using Functions, Classes, and Other Advanced Features
  5. Creating Custom UI Components and Charts in JavaFX
  6. Using the Media Classes
  7. Dynamically Laying Out Nodes in the User Interface
  8. Extending JavaFX with Third-Party Libraries
  9. Building a Professional JavaFX Application
  10. Developing JavaFX Mobile Applications

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Pro JavaFX (TM) Platform: Script, Desktop and Mobile RIA with Java (TM) Technology by James Weaver
Used - Very Good
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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