AdvancED Flex Application Development

AdvancED Flex Application Development

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Many Flex books cover the basicsa€”this book does something different, and goes far further. The authors, leading Flash platform developers at Almer/Blank, working with Adobe User Group communities, are the creators of the Rich Media Exchange (RMX), a social media network for Adobe developers. In covering just how the RMX was built, this book contains all the knowledge you need to build similar large-scale rich Internet applications with Adobe Flex. From the inception of the idea through to deployment, the authors show the techniques needed to plan and build advanced applications. You'll learn how to use forms, styles, validators, video, sound analysis, and framework caching, ensuring you make the most of the features introduced in Flex 3. Powerful applications require solid back ends. This book shows how to hook up a Flex application to PHP back-end systems such as Drupal and OpenAds. You'll learn how various parts of the RMX were built, including the blogs, event calendar, jobs board, and advertising systema€”elements that come together to really showcase the power of Flex. The RMX is built by Adobe developers for Adobe developersa€”a rewarding community relationship that guarantees results. The same spirit is carried into this book, with the authors wanting and helping to take you to the next level of Flash application development. What youa€™ll learn Effectively plan, wireframe, specify, develop, and release large-scale Flex applications, and discover what other development tools you'll want to start using immediately Make your Flex applications look less like Flex with advanced styling and skinning techniques Harness advanced Flex form features, including coding validators and building your custom form components Implement a robust advertising system for a Flex application using OpenAds Build powerful, custom multimedia players in Flex, including video players with the native VideoDisplay class and from scratch, and music players with advanced sound visualization Who this book is for Office and SharePoint 2007 Usera€™s Guide: Integrating SharePoint with Excel, Outlook, Access and Word is a perfect reference for everyone who works at a company or organization that is using or planning to use either Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and who wants to make a difference by developing content, collaboration, and benefiting from the synergism working with several Microsoft products can provide.One of the main lessons I took from developing the IKEA PAX Wardrobe planner was the number of weeks that we ... I or the other designers and developers, more than IKEA managementa€”understood exactly how the configuration system anbsp;...

Title:AdvancED Flex Application Development
Author:Chris Charlton, R Blank, Omar Gonzalez, Hasan Otuome
Publisher:Apress - 2007-12-16


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