JavaFX for ooRexx – Creating Powerful Portable GUIs for ooRexx

Publication: Chapter in book/Conference proceedingContribution to conference proceedings


JavaFX is a modern, multi-platform GUI programming environment with an interactive WYSIWYG GUI builder named "SceneBuilder". The JavaFX classes can be employed by Rexx applications that have a need for simple as well as complex GUIs. This presentation explains the JavaFX concepts and how to take advantage of them from Rexx. Working stand-alone nutshell examples will demonstrate how easy it is from Rexx to exploit JavaFX. This infrastructure is so powerful that it becomes possible over time to replace the Windows-only ooDialog-applications with modern GUIs that in addition are platform independent and not only run on Windows, but unchanged under Linux and MacOSX as well!
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication"The Proceedings of the Rexx Symposium for Developers and Users"
Editors René Jansen, Chip Davis
Place of PublicationNorth Carolina,USA
Pages1 - 43
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (ÖFOS)

  • 102
  • 102015 Information systems
  • 102022 Software development
  • 502050 Business informatics
  • 102014 Information design

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