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JavaFX 8 Playbook - Labeled and Text Controls

by Buddha Jyothiprasad

JavaFX is the go-to UI library in the Java ecosystem. This course teaches you how to use labeled and text input controls from simple to complex use cases right from the creation and customization until event handling.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing desktop applications using JavaFX is a thorough knowledge of controls. In JavaFX Playbook: Labeled and Text Controls, you will learn how to use the 12 most common controls in order to create useful applications. First, you will learn about labeled controls, which also includes buttons and hyperlinks. Next, you will explore text input controls that are primarily used for reading keyboard input from the user with the help of text fields, text areas, or similar controls. Finally, you will discover how to use some common functionality among these controls, such as tooltips and accelerators. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of creating, styling, and customizing labeled and text input controls that will help you as you move forward to develop effective desktop applications using JavaFX.

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About the author

Buddha Jyothiprasad is an Author with Pluralsight and has more than 10 years of experience in software development, test automation, and test framework design. He previously worked with IBM and Oracle and now works as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon. He is a regular contributor to various open source projects in the Java Community. Buddha is currently leading the Hyderabad Java User Group and is regularly presenting as well as organizing monthly meetups and hackathons.

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