FXML Patterns / best practices

Richard Bair richard.bair at oracle.com
Fri Feb 24 12:08:36 PST 2012

I am in complete agreement with Dan. It is easy to do and really opens FXML up.

On Feb 24, 2012, at 2:07 AM, Werner Lehmann <lehmann at media-interactive.de> wrote:

> Dan,
> I second that. Currently I don't see that value in the FXML controller in the general case. I can only imagine that a big scene graph with lots of controls and handlers might justify a separate controller to split code in smaller peaces. But if it only passes things around...
> Rgds
> Werner
> On 24.02.2012 05:58, Daniel Zwolenski wrote:
>> Looking at this proposed implementation, we've now got FXML in there for
>> building up our Scene Graph, which is fantastic but the need for this extra
>> FXMLController is a new cost. It is an extra file (which I have no problem
>> with*so long as it adds value*), and also means we still have Java files
>> within the designer's domain (i.e. the plumbing of our View).

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