JavaFX Scene Builder: Getting Started with JavaFX Scene Builder


This preface gives an overview about this tutorial and also describes the document accessibility features and conventions used in this tutorial - Getting Started with JavaFX Scene Builder.

About This Tutorial

This Getting Started tutorial is a compilation of two documents that were previously delivered with the JavaFX Scene Builder 1.x documentation set: JavaFX Scene Builder Overview and Getting Started with Scene Builder. The content has been updated with information about the new features and enhancements made in the JavaFX Scene Builder tool.

This document contains the following parts:


This document is intended for JavaFX developers.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the JavaFX Scene Builder and JavaFX documentation sets:

  • JavaFX Scene Builder Installation Guide

  • JavaFX Scene Builder Release Notes

  • JavaFX Scene Builder User Guide

  • Using JavaFX Scene Builder with Java IDEs

  • Mastering FXML


The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning


Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.


Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.


Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.

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