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JavaFX makes it easy to create modern-looking graphical user interfaces (GUIs) with sophisticated visual effects. This tutorial explores the JavaFX Scene Graph Application Programming Interface (API), the underlying framework that renders your GUI to the screen.
This tutorial describes the JavaFX media functionality available through the Java APIs for JavaFX, including the formats of media files that are currently supported.
Animation in JavaFX can be divided into timeline animation and transitions. This document provides examples of each animation type.
A transformation changes the place of a graphical object in a coordinate system according to certain parameters.
Use visual effects in JavaFX to enhance the look of your Java application. All effects are located in the javafx.scene.effect package and are subclasses of the Effect class. For more information about particular classes, methods, or additional features, see the API documentation.
This tutorial describes the JavaFX Collections API — an extension of the Java Collections Framework — providing code samples that you can compile and run. This tutorial begins with a short review of the relevant classes and interfaces from the Java Collections Framework, then explains how the JavaFX Collections API extends them to provide additional behavior.
JavaFX properties are often used in conjunction with binding, a powerful mechanism for expressing direct relationships between variables. When objects participate in bindings, changes made to one object will automatically be reflected in another object.
The JavaFX scene graph is the starting point for constructing a JavaFX application. It is a hierarchical tree of nodes that represents all of the visual elements of the application's user interface. It can handle input and can be rendered.
You can create a custom look, also called a skin, for your JavaFX application with cascading style sheets (CSS). CSS contain style definitions that control the look of user interface elements.
This tutorial covers built-in JavaFX UI controls available in the JavaFX API.
The ability to drag and drop data is an integral part of modern graphical user interfaces. For this reason, support for the drag-and-drop gesture is included in JavaFX.
This article explains how to add text to your JavaFX 2.0 applications and how to provide text with some fancy effects.
The JavaFX SDK provides layout panes that support several different styles of layouts. This tutorial provides information on using these panes to create graphical user interfaces for your JavaFX applications.