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What is a good library to help me make good start screens?

 
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Hi!

I am looking for a good library to help me make start screens. I am currently using the java swing methods, but I cannot make the start screen as fancy or as advanced as I would like.

I would also like to have it have the option of multiple buttons with text under them to create a shop, a bit like this:

Obviously that image was quickly photoshopped and created quickly, but you get the general idea that I would like an image, and then text under the image, and then the ability to click on the image and to have a pop up saying something like "Do you really want to buy this ship?" and then obviously the option of "Yes" or "no".

Really, it is a lot to ask, but currently the java swing methods are simply not good enough for me to create a good-looking start screen.

My current start screen (Actually not horrendous, just doesn't have the functionality for fanciness I would like):

Which just isnt good enough.

So can anyone recommend a good library for start screens?

Thanks!
 
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In a (non-)word: JavaFX
 
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Darryl Burke wrote:Ina (non-)word: JavaFX


What is this JavaFX, and how do I use it?

I don't want to be spoonfed, but an answer linking to an informative source or tutorial, or explaining what said thing does, would be greatly appreciated.
 
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http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/javafx/get-started-tutorial/index.html
https://coderanch.com/forums/f-98/JavaFX
 
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Darryl Burke wrote:http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/javafx/get-started-tutorial/index.html
https://coderanch.com/forums/f-98/JavaFX


*Sighs*. I guess I will do my own research on the subject.

Many thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Looks like JavaFX is far better than JFrames and stuff .
 
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