Friday, December 7, 2012

JavaFX: Designing for Multiple Screen Resolutions

Throughout the last couple of years we have seen significant improvements in screen resolutions. On cell phones, on tablets, on laptops – everywhere. Gone are the days when resolutions like super VGA (800 × 600), or later full HD (1920 × 1200) would be the de facto standard for years in a row. Now, the only thing we know is that the next device coming out will have an even more impressive screen resolution.
Obviously, not knowing which screen resolution to design for, presents a challenge to JavaFX application designers. The solution is to design your application in a resolution independent manner, and this article shows you how.