Getting to know the essentials of JavaFX will definitely help you to easily build complicated and complex UI solutions.
In this chapter, you will get a brief introduction about JavaFX 8 architecture, so you get an idea of how JavaFX architecture components and engines interconnect together with your JavaFX application efficiently and render its graphics smoothly.
You will learn how to render graphics on the JavaFX scene and, for that, we will create a basic application using a scene, some controls, and styling.
Once we have our first structured JavaFX 8 application, wouldn't it be nice if you could change the UI of your application without altering its functionality? You will learn about theming by having a glance at the fundamentals of JavaFX CSS styling.
Finally, you will find...