yFiles for JavaFX Product Types
yFiles for JavaFX is available in two different distributions.
Viewer DistributionThe Viewer distribution contains only the yFiles for JavaFX Viewer component.
Complete DistributionThe Complete distribution contains the yFiles for JavaFX Viewer component and an Algorithms component with the yFiles graph analysis and layout algorithms.
In addition, this distribution contains adapter classes that facilitate the usage of the yFiles algorithms from the Viewer library.
The following table provides an overview of the features of the yFiles for JavaFX distributions.
|yFiles for JavaFX Distribution|
|Algorithms Component||efficient algorithms-oriented graph structure implementation|
|wide variety of graph and network algorithms|
|algorithms for automatic layout of graphs and diagrams|
|algorithms for automatic layout of connections in diagrams|
|automatic label placement|
|Viewer Component||efficient graph structure implementation with support for the visual representation of graph elements|
|powerful graph viewer component for the presentation and creation/editing of diagrams|
|extensive user interaction support|
|support for nested graph structures|
|support for input/output file formats for diagrams and export-only image file formats|
|animations and layout morphing|
yFiles for JavaFX Building Blocks
The yFiles for JavaFX distributions consist of the following building blocks:
yFiles for JavaFX Algorithms contains efficient algorithms and data structures for graph analysis tasks as well as state-of-the-art graph layout algorithms.
The yFiles for JavaFX Viewer component provides powerful JavaFX controls for displaying graphs, and makes available excellent graph interaction capabilities with the controls and bitmap image export support.
yFiles for JavaFX uses the XML based GraphML format as its native exchange file format for graph structure and layout information.