Book Image

JavaFX Essentials

By : Mohamed Taman, Mohamed Taman
Book Image

JavaFX Essentials

By: Mohamed Taman, Mohamed Taman

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
JavaFX Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Monitoring and Controlling Arduino with JavaFX

Preparing the Raspberry Pi for JavaFX 8

Your Raspberry Pi will do nothing without an operating system, which is loaded from the SD Card. We need a way to interact with it by first installing the supported operating system, which in our case is Raspbian Wheezy; all official supported operating systems for the Pi are listed and can be downloaded from the link

Then, we will configure the network settings for our Pi to connect it remotely. Finally, we will check the Java SE 8 version installed by default and proceed to check for updates, if not prepackaged with OS already.

As mentioned before, the last update doesn't include JavaFX so we will find a way to add it. Let's start preparing our SD card to install the Raspbian Wheezy operating system and have the Raspberry Pi up and running.

Creating a bootable SD card

Now, we are going to prepare our SD card with the Raspbian Wheezy OS, which will allow us to interact with our Raspberry Pi. This is a very important...