Archive for March, 2008

This Week’s Top Posts (3/31)

Here is a list of some of the various blog posts from the Flex SDK and Flex Builder team’s blogs that I’ve been reading over the past week:

Adobe launches Adobe Photoshop Express

In case you didn’t see the news, but Adobe launched Photoshop Express today!

For more information, check out John Nack’s blog entry, “Photoshop Express RIA arrives!” (and “A note about PS Express terms of use”), or Ted Patrick’s blog entry, “PhotoShop Express on Flex 3″.

Curious what other people are saying? Check out some of the following links:

This Week’s Top Posts (3/24)

Here is a list of some of the various blog posts from the Flex SDK and Flex Builder team’s blogs that I’ve been reading over the past week:

This Week in Flex Examples (3/23)

A day later than usual, but here is a list of posts I managed to whip up over the past week over on my Flex examples blog, blog.flexexamples.com:

This Week in Flex Examples (3/17)

I didn’t have time to post this yesterday, but here is a quick update on all the new entries over at my other blog, Flex Examples, during the past 7 days:

No real trends this week, although there are a few entries on the ExternalInterface API and the Panel container.

This Week’s Top Posts (3/17)

Last week I did a post, This Week’s Top Posts (3/9), on some excellent blog entries by various people on the Adobe Flex teams.

This week there seems to be a bunch more really good articles:

This Week’s Top Posts (3/9)

And now for something completely different…

Here are a bunch of the best [Flex-related] posts from around the Adobe water cooler over the past week (or so). Lots of really excellent posts, so if you have some time, check a few of them out.

Random:

Migrating from Flex 2 to Flex 3:

Reminder: If you’re in NYC on April 18th, don’t forget there will be a Flex Camp on Wall Street from 9am-5pm. Check it out!

This Two-Weeks in Flex Examples (3/9)

Time for another “semi-regular” update on my other blog, blog.flexexamples.com. Here are all the posts I’ve published in the past couple weeks:

Using embedded fonts with the Flash CS3 ComboBox control

The following example shows how you can use embedded fonts with a Flash CS3 ComboBox control’s drop down menu.

Full code after the jump.

Continue reading…

Listening for an FLV file’s metadata using the VideoDisplay control in Flex (Flex 3 edition)

The following example shows how you can use the metadataReceived event (MetadataEvent.METADATA_RECEIVED constant) to detect when the VideoDisplay has parsed the metadata from an FLV file in Flex 3.

Full code after the jump.

Continue reading…