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  • Tuition USD $2,625
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4119 Ratings
  • Course Code JAVA-FX
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

JavaFX is now the recommended toolkit for developing user interfaces in Java. This 3-day course is optimized to quickly give Developers an overview of the complete JavaFX API. You'll learn how to bind your data model to the UI, how to enrich your application with graphs, animations, HTML 5 content, audio and video, and how to style the UI using CSS. You'll also get to know all the available tools to make life easier and give you a head start when working with JavaFX.

Course Details

About the Trainer:

Anton Epple is a Java expert with more than 13 years experience in leading Java Desktop Application Development. Anton is working as a trainer and consultant for JavaFX, Swing and the NetBeans Swing Application Platform. He is an internationally renowned speaker at conferences like Devoxx, JavaONE, JAX, Jazoon and a reviewer for the JavaFX track at JavaONE. Anton was appointed NetBeans Dream Team member in 2005 and is an elected member of the NetBeans Governance Board. In his free time he's a community lead for the JavaTools community at Java.net. In 2013 he has been recognized as a Java Champion for his contributions to the Java community.

Introduction to JavaFX

  • How JavaFX compares to Swing and SWT
  • SceneGraph versus immediate mode rendering
  • The basic components: Stages, Scenes and Nodes
  • How to use Layouts
  • Workshop: Creating our first JavaFX Application

Creating Forms

  • Overview of available Containers and Controls
  • FXML Format for declarative UIs
  • Drag & Drop Layouts using SceneBuilder
  • Data Binding and Properties
  • Workshop: Adding a databound FXML-based form to our Application

Adding Charts

  • Overview of existing Charts
  • Binding Data to the UI
  • Dynamic Charts
  • Extend Charts and add Animations
  • Workshop: Adding a databound BarChart to the sample application

CSS based Look and Feel

  • Styling a control using CSS
  • Overriding default styles
  • Making your own controls stylable
  • Tools: Style Builder
  • Workshop: Styling our Form using StyleBuilder

An embeddable Browser

  • Using the Webview component
  • Embedding an HTML 5 Browser in your Swing appliaction
  • WebEngine and two-way communication between HTML and JavaFX
  • Workshop: adding a Browser to our Application, opening pages programmatically, and interacting with them from Java Code

Media control

  • Adding AudioClips
  • Media, MediaPlayer and MediaViewer
  • Playback Controls and Equalizer
  • Effects
  • Workshop: Adding a transparent video overlay to our Application

Shapes and Paths

  • Nodes for basic shapes
  • Paths and SVG
  • Adding effects to graphics: Shadows, Lighting, Blur...
  • Workshop: Creating a custom Gauge control for our Application


  • Using available Transitions
  • Skaling, Translation, Fading…
  • Timelines snd Keyframes
  • Parallel and sequential Transitions
  • Interpolators
  • Custom Transitions
  • Workshop: Animating the Gauge control

Using the Canvas API

  • Retained mode versus immediate mode rendering
  • Comparison to HTML5 Canvas
  • Workshop: Creating Particle Effects

Swing and JavaFX (Optional Module)

  • Embedding JavaFX into Swing applications using JFXPanel
  • Embedding Swing into JavaFX using SwingNode
  • Synchronization: Swing Event Dispatching Thread versus JavaFX Event Queue
  • Communicating between Swing and JavaFX
  • Strategies for porting Swing applications step-by-step
  • Workshop: "Hello World", Add a JFXPanel to a Swing Application

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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