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I think I have the basics on JavaFX 8 and I think it fits the bill, but I am still looking for a book with more indepth treatment of switching scene-graphs.

Here is what I want to do:

    The system has a menu of functions, all in Java 1.8 e.g. "Get list of current orders"; "Do this"; "Do that" etc
    Java goes to the cloud database via PHP and download data from mySQL, or do this and that;
    I'd like to have a nice UI to display the data in spreadsheet format and graph them;
    It seems obvious there must be multiple scenes and I have to switch JavaFX scenes.

Questions pop up in my mind:

    Show I stack the scenes?
    Show I clear the old scene off the stage and start a new scene?



A good book with examples would go a long way.

 I have read Oracle's (good primer) and am reading Pro JavaFX 9 even though I am on 8. None of them have examples and treatment on JavaFX calling Java classes.

Actually, it did cross my mind: who creates whom? But the initial login page where users put in credentials should be captured in JavaFX and passed onto a Java app?
 
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You can only set one scene per stage, but you can hold on to a map of scenes and set them as needed.  Here is my GitHub project showing how you might do this.  I also have one demonstrating the same thing but using FXML.

Another good book on JavaFX is Learning JavaFX 8 by APress.
 
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OK, understood, once scene per class except helper classes, that's busy work for a couple of weeks. I hope JavaFX is going to stick around a while, Oracle willing.

I have an important question: I notice you have your codes copyright-protected. Did you use a lawyer? What's the process? Where do I start?
 
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AhFai Chan wrote: I hope JavaFX is going to stick around a while, Oracle willing.


At this point it has nothing to do with Oracle and everything to do with the Open Software community.  Or maybe I'd say, Gluon willing.

I have an important question: I notice you have your codes copyright-protected. Did you use a lawyer? What's the process? Where do I start?


This gives me a great opportunity to plug one of my favorite organizations: Creative Commons at https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/. They make open licencing easy.
 
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opps

The trick with injecting a stage is really cool.

If you should write an indepth book on JavaFX
 
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There already is one (at least): Learn JavaFX 8, by Apress.  And really, there are lots of people more knowledgeable than me on the subject.
 
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