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JavaFX Special Effects

Taking Java™ RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements

Authors: Jordan, Lucas

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  • First book on JavaFX 2 animation and games development
  • JavaFX 2 is most comparable to Silverlight 3, and similar to the established Adobe Flash platform
  • RIA remains an important and fairly hot meme in today’s Web developer market
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About this book

Enough about learning the fundamentals of the intriguing JavaFX platform; it's now time to start implementing visually stunning and dynamic Java-based rich Internet applications (RIAs) for your desktop or mobile front end. This book will show you what the JavaFX platform can really do for Java desktop and mobile front ends. It presents a number of excellent visual effects and techniques that will make any JavaFX application stand out—whether it's animation, multimedia, or a game. The techniques shown in this book are invaluable for competing in today's market, and they'll help set your RIAs apart from your competitor's.

  • Create visual effects that perform well.
  • Add subtle animations to bring any application to life.
  • Use the graphical power of the JavaFX platform.

About the authors

Lucas L. Jordan is a lifelong computer enthusiast and has worked for many years as a Java developer, focusing on user interface. He has previously written JavaFX Special Effects: Taking Java RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements. Lucas is interested in mobile application development in its many forms.

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Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2624-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2623-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
JavaFX Special Effects
Book Subtitle
Taking Java™ RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Lucas Jordan
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2624-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2624-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2623-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
300
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