Flex 4.x – Overview

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Type of technology Flex is a highly productive, free open source framework available for building and maintaining web applications which deploy consistently on major browsers, desktops and operating systems. also read: Adobe Flex Tutorials Java FX Tutorials Charting with Flex 4.0 New Features in Flex 4.0 Look and Feel Drag and Drop The support for […]

Creating a Custom Pie Chart Component with Degrafa using Flex

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This article is based on Flex on Java , published on October 2010. It is being reproduced here by permission from Manning Publications. Manning publishes MEAP (Manning Early Access Program,) eBooks and pBooks. MEAPs are sold exclusively through Manning.com. All pBook purchases include free PDF, mobi and epub. When mobile formats become available all customers […]

BlazeDS Messaging Services using Flex 4.0

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What is BlazeDS Message Service? The BlazeDS Message Service enabled with publish/subscribe mechanism and infrastructure to allow Flex application to publish and subscribe messages to a collection of messaging destinations with providing the building of real time data push and applications with collaboration. The following steps creates a simple Cricket score card application that helps […]

Working with BlazeDS Remote Data Services using Flex 4.0

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Working with BlazeDS Remote Data Services using Flex 4.0 What is BlazeDS? BlazeDS is a collection of data services that help and simplify building of data driven RIA. They also improve the performance of remote data access operations. BlazeDS supports and enables real time data push and asynchronous collaborative applications. BlazeDS service is deployed on […]

Charting with Flex 4.0

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Flex 4 Charting Charting is a mechanism of depicting data using graphical elements known as charts.Flex charts are persuasive with using static charts and as well animated. Flex enables to create interactive and attractive dashboards also. also read: Adobe Flex Tutorials Java FX Tutorials Charting with Flex 4.0 New Features in Flex 4.0 This article […]

Flex 4 Components Exposed

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This article is based on Flex4 in Action, published on 10-November-2010. It is being reproduced here by permission from Manning Publications. Manning publishes MEAP (Manning Early Access Program,) ebooks and pbooks. MEAPs are sold exclusively through Manning.com. All print book purchases include an ebook free of charge. When mobile formats become available all customers will […]

Accessing Server Side Data using Flex 4.0

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Introduction Flex provides 3 classes to communicate with servers namely HttpService,WebService and RemoteObject HTTPService component of Flex 4 can be used with any kind of server-side technology, including PHP pages, ColdFusion Pages, JavaServer Pages (JSPs), Java servlets. This article aims at discussing the httpservice component with JSP for the following task. To send a request […]

Invoking SOAP and RESTful Web Services using Flex 4.0

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Introduction Flex 4.0 framework facilitates to interact with various kinds of RPC services. Flex Applications can invoke traditional Web Services or Restful web services that returns XML, JSON etc. MXML’s RPC components provides access to SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) based web services and Restful web services using HTTP Services. Flex supports requests and responses […]

New Features in Flex 4.0

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Introduction This article explains the new features introduced in the latest version Flex 4.0. Initial version of Adobe Flex has been released in 2004. In 2008 Adobe has released the version Flex 3.0. But, the latest version of Flex has many improvements compare to its previous releases. If you are not familiar with developing applications […]

Creating RIA with Adobe Flex framework

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Introduction Adobe Flex provides a platform for developing Rich Internet applications (RIA). Adobe Flex is not one thing but it is a combination of various languages, frameworks and builders like MXML, Action Script, SDK and Flex Builder. For creating Adobe Flex applications, we use the markup language MXML which is similar to XML in syntax. […]