Archive for February, 2009

New content available in the Adobe Developer Connection

Some terrific new content now posted in the Adobe Developer Connection:

Quick start: Embedding an Adobe Rich Island into an SAP Web Dynpro application: Learn to add Adobe Flex interfaces to SAP WebDynpro apps with this new Quick start.

Flex 3 Component Solutions excerpt: Introducing hierarchal data and components: Make the best use of hierarchies to better organize your data.

Code in Flex, test in Flash: Ensure a smooth workflow between design and development by coding apps in Flex and testing in Flash.

Understanding live DVR – Part 1: Implementing a live DVR player: Leverage the live DVR capabilities of Flash Media Server 3.5 by building a sample video player application.

Building your first dynamic website – Part 1: Setting up your site and database connection: Learn to set up your site and database connection.

Tableless layouts with Dreamweaver CS4: Create a two-column CSS layout from scratch and understand what you need to consider in the process.

Setting up a PHP development environment for Dreamweaver: Learn how to set up a PHP development environment on a Windows or a Macintosh computer for building PHP web applications with Adobe Dreamweaver and a MySQL database server. NOTE: This article was originally written for Dreamweaver CS3 and has been updated for Dreamweaver CS4.

Animated logos in Fireworks CS4: Learn best practices for creating and integrating animated logos into your projects.

Managing localized Adobe RoboHelp 8 projects: Learn best practices for managing the process of creating localized help in multiple languages.

New content available in the Adobe Developer Connection

Lots of great new content now live in the Adobe Developer Center:

Dependency injection with Flex – discover the Interface construct in ActionScript 3.0 and see how it enables you to use dependency injection in your Flex objects.

Add video to a web page – use Adobe Media Encoder and Dreamweaver CS4 to generate and post video files to a website, and then use Flash CS4 to create a video presentation.

Secure ColdFusion apps against SQL injection attacks – get some tips and tricks that you can use to help protect your ColdFusion applications.

Embed metadata with Flash
– use the [Embed] metadata tag to work with embedded files in SWFs, such as graphics, symbols, fonts, and XML.

Using the Text Layout Framework in Flex 3.2 and AIR 1.5 – get an introduction to the Text Layout Framework library for Adobe Flash Player 10 and Adobe AIR 1.5 and to demonstrate how you can use it to display rich text inside of the Flash Player 10 and Adobe AIR 1.5 runtimes.

Flex quick start guide for PHP developers (updated for Flex 3) – this article serves as an introduction to Flex and provides examples for HTML and PHP developers.

Creating simple interactive content using Fireworks, Flash, and Dreamweaver – learn to create a simple promotional web page for the fictitious Double Identity movie website.

New content available in the Adobe Developer Connection

Several new articles have been posted to the Adobe Developer Center:

Choose a Flex framework – Get a summary of the most popular frameworks currently available for Flex and make your choice.

Logged in: Introducing Adobe AIR Marketplace – Check out this improved resource for cool and useful community AIR apps.

Key concepts and changes migrating apps to ActionScript 3.0
– Get an overview of key concepts that will help you migrate your applications from ActionScript 2.0.

SwitchBoard: Integrate your ExtendScript – Learn how to create a simple Adobe AIR application and test it.

Code editing in Dreamweaver – Learn how Dreamweaver CS4 accommodates web coders’ workflows.

Creating a simple animation in Flash – learn how to import artwork to Flash CS4, create an animation, and change an animation after you’ve created it.