This talk if for all UI lovers, GUI enthusiasts and friends of modern and user-friendly UX. JavaFX is not only a modern UI toolkit but the recommend UI Toolkit of Java, too. It offers a lot of amazing features to help you craft modern looking and interactive user interfaces. JavaFX offers everything that is needed to create well behaved and aesthetically pleasing GUI applications. This talk will compare and contrast your run-of-the-mill application and then go one step further by showing how developers can create an ‘Extreme’ GUI application. Who needs an old school toolbar when they can have an animated menu? This and other important questions will be answered in this lighthearted talk. Because it is an ‘Extreme Makeover’ talk the examples will be shown as live demos and live coding sessions.
Hendrik Ebbers is a co-founder of Karakun AG and lives in Dortmund, Germany. He is the founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations in user groups and conferences. His JavaFX book "Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls" was released 2014 by Oracle press. Hendrik is JavaOne Rockstar, JSR expert group member and Java Champion.