Tour de Flex 2.0 – AIR and Flex Component and API Explorer Launched!

We just posted Tour de Flex 2.0.  If you already have a previous version of Tour de Flex, it should auto-update to 2.0.   This latest version has several bug fixes and now requires AIR 2.0 to support many new AIR 2.0 samples.   Go grab it and check out the new samples in the […]

Flexcious datagrid samples added to Tour de Flex

We just added samples from Flexicious to the “Other Components” section of Tour de Flex. If your application requires a datagrid, this is a must-see. From the Flexicious website: The Flexicious Flex DataGrid/Advanced DataGrid controls are extensions of the mx.controls.DataGrid and mx.controls.AdvancedDataGrid, with UI to provide filter, paging, sorting, Select All Checkbox, and footer operations. […]

New IBM ILOG Elixir Data Visualization samples in Tour de Flex

We just posted some new IBM ILOG Elixir 3.0 samples in Tour de Flex under the Data Visualization category. Here are some highlights: Supports Flex SDK 4.0 & Flash Builder 4.0 New: Diagram components (Spark) New: Timeline component (Spark) Improved: Gantt chart components Many new features including tasks item renderers coded in FXG, printing, re-designed […]

yFiles FLEX diagram editor sample added to Tour de Flex

Michael Schroeder from yWorks has added a sample to Tour de Flex to showcase their yFiles FLEX diagram editor featuring server-side calculation of automatic graph layouts. Check it out!  You’ll find the new sample under “Other Components”.  Click here to go directly to this sample in the web version of Tour de Flex.

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Netflix API samples added to Tour de Flex

Jonathan Campos wrote two samples that demonstrate the netflex-as3-api project, an Actionscript 3 utility library to simplify the Netflix API for Actionscript 3 based applications.

You’ll find two samples under “Cloud APIs” in Tour de Flex.
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Have you looked at Tour de Flex lately?

If you haven’t looked at Tour de Flex in the past few weeks, go check it out. We’ve added some cool new content in the last few weeks:

Flex 4 Preview samples by Holly Schinsky
AIR 2.0 / Flash Player 10.1 samples by Holly Schinsky
Data Visualization Samples by See4th Design
YouTube API samples by Holly Schinsky
Chris Callendar’s […]

Tour de Flex Updated With Additional Adobe AIR 2 Samples

Greg Wilson tweeted that Tour de Flex, a desktop application for exploring Flex and Adobe AIR capabilities and resources, was recently updated to include additional Adobe AIR 2 samples for mass storage device detection, DNS, and network information.

If you are not familiar with Tour de Flex, it is a fantastic resource for discovering code samples. The application is free, powered by Adobe AIR and used by Flex developers all over the world (check out this amazing data visualization that displays global usage of the application).

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Latest Tour de Flex Update Includes AIR 2 Samples

Both the web and desktop versions of Tour de Flex were recently updated to include AIR 2 samples. If you are not familiar with Tour de Flex, it is an extremely valuable resource for learning about Adobe platform technologies including Flex, Flash and Adobe AIR.

The new AIR 2 examples include:

  • Global error handler
  • Gestures
  • Microphone
  • Open with default application
  • Native Process
  • Socket API

For additional information on these examples, see Holly Schinsky’s blog post. Also, Greg Wilson informs me that more examples are coming soon. If there are specific examples you would like to see, please leave us a comment and we will relay your requests back to the Tour de Flex team.

Christian Cantrell, a member of the AIR team, also created an extremely valuable blog post that provides links to a number of articles, videos, blog posts and samples related to AIR 2.

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New MapQuest ActionScript APIs including a new enterprise offering

Early this morning, I added 29 new samples in Tour de Flex that were provided by MapQuest to show off their new APIs.   There are some really cool new capabilities so check them out!
MapQuest is hosting a webinar on November 18th  at 11AM EST and December 2nd at 11AM EST.  To sign up, go to […]

Tour de Flex reaches 10,000,000 samples viewed – now what?!

In just under a year, Tour de Flex has reached a milestone that many of us never imagined.   As of this past weekend, over 10 million samples have been viewed in Tour de Flex.   We launched  on November 17th, 2008 at MAX as an attempt to better spread the word about Flex in a more […]