JavaFX Rich Client Programming on the NetBeans Platform

Book Description

JavaFX is a state-of-the-art toolkit that is now built into Java and can be easily integrated with the NetBeans . With JavaFX, you can create advanced , manipulate media, generate graphical effects and animations, and much more. The NetBeans Platform provides a framework for building robust, modular applications with long life expectancies. Together, JavaFX and the NetBeans Platform provide the basis for creating visually appealing, industrial-strength applications.

Focusing on JavaFX as the front end for rich client applications, this guideā€™s examples cover JavaFX 8 with the NetBeans Platform, NetBeans IDE, and Java 8. Gail and Paul Anderson fully explain JavaFX and its relationship with the NetBeans Platform , and systematically show Java developers how to use them together effectively. Each concept and technique is supported by clearly written code examples, proven through extensive classroom teaching.

Coverage includes

  • Background basics with Java, JavaFX, and UI events
  • Building loosely coupled applications
  • NetBeans Platform and Lookup
  • NetBeans Platform Nodes, Explorer Views, and Actions
  • Building CRUD-based applications
  • Integrating JavaFX with a -based framework
  • Using JavaFX Charts with the NetBeans Platform
  • Using the NetBeans Platform File System and Data System
  • Keeping the UI responsive

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. A Tour Of The Netbeans Platform
Chapter 2. Background Basics
Chapter 3. Introduction To Javafx
Chapter 4. Working With Javafx
Chapter 5. A Taste Of Modularity
Chapter 6. Javafx Integration
Chapter 7. Nodes And Explorer Views
Chapter 8. Netbeans Platform Window System
Chapter 9. Action Framework
Chapter 10. Building A Crud Application
Chapter 11. Dialogs
Chapter 12. Wizards
Chapter 13. File System
Chapter 14. Data System
Chapter 15. Javafx Charts
Chapter 16. Using Web Services
Chapter 17. Branding, Distribution, And Internationalization

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