Today I published Flerry on Google Code, a Flex-Java bridge that uses NativeProcess API from Adobe AIR 2.0. Using it is very simple and similar to RemoteObject API in Flex. In fact I reused libraries from BlazeDS to do AMF de/serialization on Java side and on Flex side classes like AsyncToken, RemotingMessage, AcknowledgeMessage and ResultEvent/FaultEvent [...]
In 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
content-background-color (contentBackgroundColor) [...]
As you probably know upcoming Flex 4 (Gumbo) release was built with design in mind to let developers easily and quickly skin and style their applications. Especially skinning can be realized with the use of new components architecture called Spark that comes with two built-in themes, one also called Spark (the default one) and the [...]
Recently I needed to format Twitter like input string in the way that it replaced matching @UserName, #Tag and http://some.url syntax with html a tag adding proper event: prefix to href content that it could dispatch Flex link event (more info about link event Listening for the link event in a Flex Label control). Additionally [...]
Last week I was presenting at AUG Poznań and today remotely via Adobe Connect at AUG Trójmiasto, where I showed how to build applications usign AS3 API for Facebook that is available at Google Code. My goal was not only to show how to use Facebook API but also how you can build desktop and [...]
Recently I noticed that MVP (Model View Presenter) pattern especially using Swiz Framework is becoming very popular. That is why I decided to port one of my old examples to checkout this approach. It is a simple Flex based notes editor, really really trivial one. As an inspiration and some guides I used one of [...]