2895 readersUsing modules in Flex 3 is a real pain in the back. While creating modules may be easy, but loading and unloading them is very difficult to manage. The best thing is to avoid using modules as much a possible. There seems to be better way to handle modules in Flex 4 as you can
1809 readersYou want to keep memory use under control and keep track of how much memory your application consumes. Problem is that Flash Player memory consumption can grow very large before releasing memory (garb
4405 readersWTF is a Modular? Modular programming is a versatile technique for separating an application into smaller parts. Each module is effectively an application and can be developed independently from one another. In a typical modular application you will have a Shell that is loaded initially. The Shell will manage the loading of modules and displaying
1601 readersIf you ask me if ActionScript is ready for the enterprise then this question is hard to answer. Every fairly huge codebase requires some maintenance. You will have to figure out a strategy to identify modules and separate them. You will also have to handle the dependencies between modules. Last but not least you have
6176 readersLet me preface this article by stating that I am a pretty big fan of the Flash Platform. Over the last 5 years, I fell in love with Flash and the Flash Platform. Heck, I've been a comanager of the NorCalFlash User Group for the last 3 years. But lately, that love affair seems pretty
18659 readersA common issue amongst those building Flex Applications that use Flex Modules is that the UncaughtError capability of Flash Player 10.1 does not work for Modules. This is due to the fact that Modules dereference the module SWF’s loaderInfo right away...
2065 readersI was chatting with someone last night, and they said: "Most ColdFusion apps are designed to be intranet apps… and boy do they look like it." It's true. ColdFusion enables rapid application development, but not necessarily pretty rapid application development. However Flash Catalyst enables rapid, pretty, application development. And let's be clear here, pretty is
2481 readersIn a project (flex) design can be good take a minute to think about requirements and the needs for a fine development and running. There is a list with important issues you must keep in mind: Efficiency Pagination Modularization (Modules) and scalability (RSL) Memory management, loading and performance test (Data Services Stress Testing Framework) Team
1788 readersMy blog has been sorely neglected. Work had taken over pretty much all free time, but I’m starting to get a handle on things again. That being said, I’m diving deep in to Flex 4 development, and I should have my first iPhone application finished this summer. Oh, and I’m speaking at a couple conferences.
4850 readersFor the past several weeks we have been busy working on what will become Spring Actionscript version 2.0. The work is still in the alpha stages, but we thought it might be interesting for people to read about our progress and perhaps give us some criticism or ideas in the process.The reasons for a complete
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