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JavaFX Tip 6: Use Transparent Colors

Picking the right colors for your user interface elements is always a great challenge, but it is even more challenging when you develop reusable framework controls where you as a developer ...
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JavaFX Tip 5: Be Observable

Even in this time of total NSA surveillance it is still a good idea to implement your JavaFX controls with observability in mind. This is easy to achieve in JavaFX especially compared ...
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JavaFX Tip 4: Have The Final Word

When developing custom controls for JavaFX I would highly recommend to follow in the footsteps of  the core JavaFX controls and to make the API of your controls as final as possible ...
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JavaFX 8u20 Days of Future Past (Always On Top)

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted topics relating to JavaFX. So, if you are still following along, awesome! Introduction In this blog post I want to blog about a very cool ...
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JavaFX Tip 3: Use Callback Interface

As a UI framework developer it is part of my job to provide ways to customize the appearance and behavior of my controls. In many cases this is done by allowing the framework user ...
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JavaFX Tip 2: Sharp Drawing with Canvas API

When I initially started out working with the Canvas API I noticed that the results of my rendering code were somewhat blurry and even worse, inconsistent. Some lines were blurry, others ...
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JavaFX Tip 1: Resizable Canvas

While working on FlexGanttFX I had to deal a lot with the JavaFX Canvas node. I am using it to render activities on a timeline. Each row in the Gantt chart is a Canvas node. The user ...
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Tower Defense in JavaFX (6)

So we’re at part 6 of this tutorial already, and the game has come a long way in the meantime. In this part we’ll finally add a Layer that shows the score, the number of Enemies ...
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Tower Defense in JavaFX (5)

This is part 5 of this ongoing tutorial on creating a Tower Defense Game in JavaFX using the FXGameEngine. The enemies now fly on their attack path to the target, and the Turrets aim ...
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Java 8 Released! — Lambdas Tutorial

To celebrate the release of Java 8 which was released just minutes ago, I am publishing a draft version of my Java 8 Lambdas Tutorial.  It is a nice visual way to learn the Streams ...
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