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package com.esri.samples.tiledlayers.vector_tiled_layer_url;

import javafx.application.Application;
import javafx.geometry.Insets;
import javafx.geometry.Pos;
import javafx.scene.Scene;
import javafx.scene.control.ListCell;
import javafx.scene.control.ListView;
import javafx.scene.layout.StackPane;
import javafx.stage.Stage;

import com.esri.arcgisruntime.layers.ArcGISVectorTiledLayer;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.layers.Layer;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.ArcGISMap;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.Basemap;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.MapView;

public class VectorTiledLayerURLSample extends Application {

  private MapView mapView;

  public void start(Stage stage) {

    try {
      // create stack pane and application scene
      StackPane stackPane = new StackPane();
      Scene scene = new Scene(stackPane);

      // set title, size, and add scene to stage
      stage.setTitle("Vector Tiled Layer URL Sample");

      // create a map view and set a map to it without a basemap
      mapView = new MapView();
      ArcGISMap map = new ArcGISMap();

      // set up a list view of vector tiled layers
      ListView<ArcGISVectorTiledLayer> layerList = new ListView<>();
      layerList.setMaxSize(250, 150);

      // show the layer's name in the list after it's done loading
      layerList.setCellFactory(comboBox -> new ListCell<ArcGISVectorTiledLayer>() {

        protected void updateItem(ArcGISVectorTiledLayer layer, boolean empty) {
          super.updateItem(layer, empty);
          if (!empty) {
            layer.addDoneLoadingListener(() -> setText(layer.getItem().getTitle()));

      // add some vector tiled layers to the list view
          new ArcGISVectorTiledLayer(""),
          new ArcGISVectorTiledLayer(""),
          new ArcGISVectorTiledLayer(""),
          new ArcGISVectorTiledLayer(""),
          new ArcGISVectorTiledLayer("")

      // load all of the layers so their names can be shown in the list and so they appear as soon as they are selected

      // set the layer as the map's basemap when selected
      layerList.getSelectionModel().selectedIndexProperty().addListener(e -> {
        ArcGISVectorTiledLayer layer = layerList.getSelectionModel().getSelectedItem();
        // copy the layer so we know it hasn't already been used in a basemap
        Basemap basemap = new Basemap(layer.copy());

      // select the first layer on start

      // add the map view and control panel to stack pane
      stackPane.getChildren().addAll(mapView, layerList);
      StackPane.setAlignment(layerList, Pos.TOP_LEFT);
      StackPane.setMargin(layerList, new Insets(10, 0, 0, 10));

    } catch (Exception e) {
      // on any error, display the stack trace.

   * Stops and releases all resources used in application.
  public void stop() {

    if (mapView != null) {

   * Opens and runs application.
   * @param args arguments passed to this application
  public static void main(String[] args) {



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