Flex 3 Component Solutions

Build Amazing Interfaces with Flex Components

By Jack Herrington

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This book demonstrates and illustrates this diverse set of components with screenshots that make you stop and stare with envy when you browse the book.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1598-1
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: November 13, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Flex has revolutionized the development of rich Internet applications, giving developers the framework necessary to easily create ever more powerful applications. Components form an essential part of this framework, and once you understand how to fully use them, your productivity and creativity will be taken to a whole new level. Flex 3 Component Solutions will show just what you can achieve with components and exactly how to achieve it.

You'll see just how simple it is to use components to create amazing interfaces for your applications be they media players, data visualizations, 3D graphics—the list is long. Finally, there'll be times when you'll want to or have no alternative but to create your own components. This book will show you how to do this for your own ends, or so you can contribute to the Flex component community by distributing them.

Flex 3 Component Solutions is a tour de force of components, and all of these components are demonstrated using real-world Flex code that you can use as starting points for your own applications. Take what you learn for this book, and then go out and create your own amazing interfaces quickly and easily: reuse, re-purpose, redesign, and do it all faster and with greater quality control than you ever thought possible.

What you’ll learn

  • Discover amazing components that you can use in your applications right away
  • Learn about how to build your own components
  • Find the code needed to create compelling data visualizations using Flex
  • Get lots of useful example ActionScript and MXML that you can use as templates for your own work
  • Learn how to re-skin your applications quickly

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