The open source JavaFX platform is essentially a Java technology approach to doing Rich Internet Application (RIA) development, an alternative to Adobe Flash/Flex and Microsoft’s Silverlight. At over 100 million downloads, the new JavaFX 2.x is poised to be a significant player now.
Written by a JavaFX engineer and developer, Beginning Java FX™ 2 Platform is one of the first tutorials and books on the new Java FX 2.x platform to give you the following:
- Fundamentals of JavaFX scripting, desktop and mobile platforms;
- Rich Internet Application examples using JavaFX Graphics;
- Media and Animation using JavaFX;
- See how JavaFX gives you dynamic Java effects in your RIA application development.