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Professional Adobe Flex 2

Professional Adobe Flex 2

Rich Tretola, Simon Barber, Renaun Erickson

ISBN: 978-0-470-10267-1

May 2007

720 pages

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Description

Wrox's Professional Flex 2 is one of the first guides to Adobe's (Macromedia's) new web application development platform. Flex experts Simon Barber, Rich Tretola and John Bennett share their experience with Flex 2, and teach readers how to leverage the platform to build rich internet applications. Professional Flex 2 relies heavy on practical examples, making this a hands-on guide that will get readers up and running with Flex 2 quickly.

Topics include:

  • Building applications with Flex Builder
  • Flex programming model
  • Using Actionscript 3.0
  • Developing applications in MXML
  • Creating UIs with Flex controls and containers
  • Data access and interconnectivity
  • Creating custom flex components
  • Charting
  • Testing, debugging and deploying Flex applications
  • and more
Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Introducing Flex 2.0.

Chapter 2: Introducing Flex Builder 2.0.

Chapter 3: Flex 2.0 Basics.

Chapter 4: Using Flex Builder 2.0.

Part II: Developing in Flex 2.0.

Chapter 5: Programming Languages.

Chapter 6: Building User Interfaces.

Chapter 7: Customizing the User Interface.

Chapter 8: Flex UI Topics.

Chapter 9: Flex Data.

Chapter 10: Flex Charting.

Chapter 11: Data Access.

Part III: Creating and Extending Flex Components.

Chapter 12: Creating MXML Components.

Chapter 13: Flex Component Properties.

Chapter 14: Flex Components.

Chapter 15: Custom Formatter, Validator, and Effect Components.

Part IV: Programming ActionScript 3.0.

Chapter 16: Overview of ActionScript Programming.

Chapter 17: Data Types and Classes.

Part V: Building and Deploying Flex 2.0 Applications.

Chapter 18: Building and Deploying Flex Applications.

Chapter 19: Debugging and Testing.

Chapter 20: Deploying Flex Applications.

Part VI: Advanced Flex 2.0.

Chapter 21: Using the Cairgorm Framework.

Chapter 22: Using the Flex-Ajax Bridge.

Chapter 23: Using the ActionScript 3.0 Libraries.

Chapter 24: Using ColdFusion/Flex Connectivity.

Part VII: Integration Techniques.

Chapter 25: Rich Media Integration.

Chapter 26: Integration with External Applications.

Appendix A. Flex 2.0.1.

Index.

Chapter 15 Code Download
Chapter 22 Code Download
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Chapter 23 Code Download
Chapter 9 Code Download
Chapter 10 Code Download
Chapter 25 Code Download
Chapter 7 Code Download
Chapter 8 Code Download
Chapter 5 Code Download
Chapter 18 Code Download
Chapter 4 Code Download
Chapter 21 Code Download
Chapter 16 Code Download
Chapter 26 Code Download
Chapter 6 Code Download
Chapter 14 Code Download
Chapter 17 Code Download
Chapter 19 Code Download
Chapter 12 Download
Chapter 20 Code Download
About the Authors Page Download
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