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Essential JavaFX (Essential (Prentice Hall))

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A complete introduction for beginners to Sun's powerful JavaFX scripting language

JavaFX is a scripting language which provides built-in properties for manipulating objects within a 2D coordinate system. A competing technology to Microsoft's Silverlight, JavaFX provides the tools to fill and pen stroke colors, and create special effects, shapes and lines. It also manipulat

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Paperback, 360 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Prentice Hall PTR (first published May 27th 2009)
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Joe White
Oct 15, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: javafx, on-shelf, techread
(10/15/09). Chapter 3 covers the fundamental language syntax. None of the console type examples lend themselves to becoming netbeans projects because of includes, lack of stage/scene output (these are console/println examples).
All examples have worked. All explanations given are clear. More effort could be expended to develop easier unit display for testing on the console apps. The rest of the book is devoted to more graphical topics. I have not seen a good example to display a tuple result from
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