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The Essential Guide to Flex 2 with ActionScript 3.0

  • Authors
  • Charles¬†E.¬†Brown

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Pages 135-150
  3. Pages 151-207
  4. Pages 209-241
  5. Pages 243-293
  6. Pages 295-311
  7. Pages 313-368
  8. Pages 369-386
  9. Pages 387-430
  10. Pages 431-452
  11. Pages 453-466
  12. Pages 467-469
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 471-499

About this book

Introduction

Flex 2 represents something of a revolution in web applications. It is the next evolutionary step of Flash, which has grown from a web animation tool to a powerful enterprise web design and development tool. with nearly 98% of all web browsers and cellular phones running the Flash player needed to use Flash and Flex applications, knowledge of Flex is indispensable for any serious web designer and developer.

This book will show you how to create powerful, rich Internet applications using Flex 2 and ActionScript 3.0. After learning how to install and becoming familiar with the basics of the Flex Builder 2 software, you will explore in depth how ActionScript 3.0 interacts with Flexs powerful XML-like design language: MXML. the text will take you through all the powerful features of Flex using a series of strictly practical exercises.

Put quite simply, this book is all youll need to master Flex 2 and ActionScript 3.0 application development. Welcome to the revolution!

  • Understand MXML containers
  • Create transitions
  • Create data-driven applications with XML
  • Interface Flex with ColdFusion
  • Understand the power of states

Keywords

Internet XML browser design development internet applications language software web applications

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