Learning Flex 3: Getting Up to Speed with Rich Internet Applications (Adobe Developer Library)

Learning Flex 3: Getting Up to Speed with Rich Internet Applications (Adobe Developer Library)

A. Cole


бумажная книга

Издательство: O'Reilly Media
Дата выхода: декабрь 2009
ISBN: 978-0-596-51732-8
Объём: 306 страниц

How soon can you learn Adobe Flex 3? With this books unique hands-on approach, you will be able to tinker with examples right away, and create your own Rich Internet Applications with Flex within the first few chapters. As you progress, you learn how to build a layout, add interactivity, work with data, and deploy your applications to either the Web or the desktop.

Learning Flex 3 offers step-by-step instructions that are clear and concise, along with tips and tricks that author Alaric Cole has gathered after years of using Flex and teaching it to fellow developers at Yahoo! Youll understand how Flex works, how to use the MXML markup language and work with ActionScript, how to deploy RIAs to the desktop using Adobe AIR, and much more.

Whether youre a beginner, or an experienced web developer coming to Flex from another platform, Learning Flex 3 is the ideal way to learn how to:

Set up your environment with FlexBuilder and Eclipse
Create a new Flex project
Use the different design views in Flex
Write code with MXML
Lay out your Flex application
Embed images and graphics
Build a user interface
Add interactivity with ActionScript
Handle user input
Move, display, and collect data
Add custom components with MXML
Add sound effects, filters, and transitions
Style your applications with CSS, skins, and themes
Deploy applications to the Web, or to the desktop using Adobe AIR
Also included are brief explanations of objects, classes, components, properties, methods, types, and other Flex attributes. You will find that Learning Flex 3 is not only the most complete tutorial for Flex, its also the quickest way to get going with the latest version of this powerful framework.