JavaFX Tutorial: Menu

JavaFX menu creation is essential to most complex applications. This JavaFx tutorial explains how to create menus using FXML. If need a quick introduction to JavaFX, check out my beginner’s tutorial,¬†JavaFX 8 Hello World for Eclipse.

In case you’re new to JavaFX, or been away for a while, JavaFX 8 applications are¬†arranged with a Stage, a Scene, Groups, and Leaf Nodes. The Stage is the application’s window. The Scene has the containers such as AnchorPanes and BorderPanes. Containers hold other containers, and leaf nodes. Leaf nodes are Controls such as Buttons, Labels, and text files.

JavaFX Stage, Scene, Group, and Leaf Node
JavaFX organizes its UI into Stages, Scenes, Groups, and Leaf Nodes.

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