7362 readersEver wanted to display fancy tooltips without spending too much time developing custom ToolTip classes? Replace the default ToolTip class by the customized HTMLToolTip class and use HTML tags to style and format your tooltips. Most of the Flex components offer a toolTip property that can be used to define a text to be displayed
6042 readersSee how I've developed an interactive dashboard in few minutes thanks to Flex 4 and Flash Builder 4.
3296 readersAfter reading from 3 days all the documentation about Flash Builder Burrito and the Hero SDK I have created my first Flex for Android application. This simple application allows users to browse a list of Adobe blogs, get blog entries from their RSS feeds and display articles in an integrated browser (and in the native
4409 readersJust saw this post by one of the Flex engineers, Deepa, that the upcoming Flex 4 SDK will now contain the Data Visualization Components. These components include the AdvancedDataGrid, OLAPDataGrid and all the Charting components. This means you no longer need a serial number to use these components within any Flex projects build with version
3839 readersFlex 4 leaves a lot of components out such as DataGrid, DateChooser, all the Charting components etc. Those are some rather complex components to re-write. Presumably they’ll be included in an update to Spark someday. But <mx:Spacer /> was left out? How much more simple could a component be? Turns out that it wasn’t left
4444 readersI just wanted to blog about an announcement I made at the 360Flex San Jose keynote on Monday morning. I announced that currently, the advanced data visualization components (Advanced DataGrid, OLAP DataGrid and all the charting components and libraries) are now part of the free open source Flex SDK offering! No longer do you need
3967 readersUsing system resources effectively is always on developers mind, and even more so when building mobile applications. In “Hero”, many components will be optimized for mobile devices. Traditional full-featured charting components, however, may still be heavy on a mobile phone. The good news is that in addition to the MX charting components, Flex also makes
2066 readersSometimes I am asked to interview potential Flex programmers for clients. A common requirement is to assess the candidate's ability to design and develop custom components. Today's blog post is dedicated to the hiring manager who called after regular business hours today and illustrates some great skill tests for evaluating flex programmers, code included.
2763 readersIf anyone has used Minimal Components by Keith Peters you know what a great set of componets they are. The only knock against them was the fact they could not be skinned. Until now. In order to make the components more flexible from a visual standpoint yet retain the minimal footprint I have developed a
8453 readersSo, after the release of as3commons-bytecode v1.0 (by the way, v1.1 is nearing completion already hehe), it was time to focus back on Spring Actionscript v2.0I've been mostly busy re-setting up the site generation. We are building our documentation in the Docbook format. Its has a bit of a learning curve, but once you get
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