7114 readersI wanted a popup box that would look like the now famous jquery pop up. However i wanted it to be a component in Flex and not have to use and outside source. So i extended the skinnable container to a
3309 readersFollowing reading this fantastic article a while back I totally immersed myself in getting the segregation of component logic and layout truly separated in my Flex 4 projects. One obstacle I came up against, particularly using Justin's method, was states in my newly created component which extended a container. Now Justin has another great post
9400 readersIf you create a container component in your Flex application and then create a child of the container which size is bigger than its parent, scrollbars will appear on the bottom and the right sides of the container. If you want to disable the appearance of the scrollbars you should use the verticalScrollPolicy property for
7526 readersCreate a simple, skinnable and reusable dashboard component using Flex Spark architecture.
3193 readersIn my previous post I gave few hints about styling Flex 4 applications using default Spark theme. This time I extended it to additional MX containers and also wanted to explain what particular CSS properties mean. chrome-color (chromeColor, it was renamed from baseColor after Flex 4 Beta 2) – The main color for a component
7943 readersSo the Flex Spark architecture promotes the separation of a component model/controller from its view, or in Flex lingo, its skin. Here is the PITA process that I go throughout when creating a skinnable component manually: 1 - I create an ActionScript class (the host component) that subclasses SkinnableComponent. 2 - I define and annotate
103024 readersMost Flex developers know that the default PopUpManager in Flex has a centerPopUp method that allows you to center the popup over the display object passed in through the method signature: 1 2 3 var _popup:MyPopup = new Popup(); PopUpManager.addPopUp( _popup, this ); PopUpManager.centerPopUp( this ); You may even switch out the “this” reference and
3702 readersThe SkinnableViewStack is nearly identical to my ViewStack component except that it extends SkinnableContainer, rather than my DeferredContentGroup, to support skins. My use-case for a skinnable version of the ViewStack is when defining views or components that need to have ViewStack-like functionality, but also include chrome (think of a wizard component). One could simply define
7341 readersI found an interesting couple of issues today whilst working with Popup’s. Due to time this post is brief but to the point and below is a link to an example (with source) of the issues with fixes. 1) Firstly I was passing an Object to the Popup with the data to display [...]
2511 readersThe other day, on my FLEX On jQuery blog entry , Johan brought up data binding in the comments. Several other people have also mentioned data binding in the context of jQuery. Data binding, as a concept, is something that I am only vaguely familiar with; as such, I wanted to start playing around with
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