This Oracle Press guide shows how to create custom JavaFX 8 controls and master the development of rich clients and huge applications Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls introduces JavaFX controls and the basic JavaFX APIs to handle them. It then reviews available controls and provides clear instructions on how to alter them as well as how to create new, custom controls specified to the user's needs. JavaFX 8 will revolutionize application development as the definitive cross-platform solution for developers and UI designers. Experienced developers new to JavaFX and those ready to start advanced work will benefit from this book. Includes tips and comparisons for Swing developers transitioning to JavaFX 8 Advice and best practices from interviews with leading JavaFX experts, Claudine Zillman, Gerrit Grunwald, and Jonathan Giles Explains the more special and complex workflows and techlogies needed to develop high-quality, customized business applications Code examples available for download
Hendrik Ebbers is senior Java architect at Materna GmbH in Dortmund, Germany. His main focus besides research and development is primarily in the areas of JavaFX, middleware, and DevOps. Additionally, Hendrik is founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations in user groups and international conferences. He blogs about UI-related topics at guigarage.com (or on Twitter @hendrikEbbers) and contributes to some open source projects such as DataFX, BoxFX, AquaFX, and Vagrant-Binding.