AdvancED Flex 3

Authors: Tiwari, Shashank, Elrom, Elad

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  • Required reading for any professional Flex 3 developer wanting to master the advanced techniques required in today's industry
  • There’s a real need for this book: The Flex 3 developer community requires advanced knowledge of the industry to push forward with the growing demand for Web 2.0 applications
  • Flex 3 takes Adobe’s successful Flex 2 product to a new level of technical sophistication and this book covers this advance in depth
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About this book

Whether you're a Flex 3 beginner or intermediate user, this book provides the necessary information to help you develop into an expert. Using a practical hands-on approach, it illustrates exactly how to create robust and scalable enterprise-grade rich Internet applications (RIAs).

The book is divided into three parts. The first part discusses the architectural and design aspects of Flex 3 application development. It explains the internals of a Flex 3 application and advocates a few best practices to fine-tune your application to ensure maximum performance. It includes tutorials on creating custom components, data binding, and creating AIR-powered desktop applications.

The second part concentrates on effectively integrating Flex 3 with server- and client-side technologies. Techniques for integration with Java and PHP are covered in detail, and content covering interaction with client-side technologies is also included. After reading the chapter on JavaScript integration, you will be ready to create applications that can use Ajax and Flex 3 together.

The third and final part of the book is a unique and eclectic mix of some advanced topics like mash-ups, collaborative applications, 3D rendering, highly interactive visualization, and audio and video streaming.

In summary, through reading this book, you will benefit from the wealth of information and years of experience the authors hold, and will then be ready to cruise with comfort in the world of Flex 3 application development on your own.

About the authors

Shashank Tiwari is a technology entrepreneur, internationally renowned speaker, author, and innovator. He is a managing partner and chief technology officer at Treasury of Ideas (http://www.treasuryofideas.com), a technology-driven innovation and value optimization company. He is adept in a multitude of technologies and his contributions to Java, Flex, Python and many open source tools and technologies have been well-recognized over the years. He lives with his wife and two sons in New York. More information about him can be accessed at his website: www.shanky.org.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Leveraging Architectural and Design Patterns

    Tiwari, Shashank

    Pages 3-45

  • Constructing Advanced Components

    Tiwari, Shashank

    Pages 47-89

  • Turbo-Charging Data Binding

    Elrom, Elad

    Pages 91-143

  • Tuning Applications for Superior Performance

    Tiwari, Shashank

    Pages 145-178

  • Flex and AIR: Taking Applications to the Desktop

    Herrington, Jack

    Pages 181-206

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1028-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1027-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
AdvancED Flex 3
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Shashank Tiwari and Elad Elrom
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1028-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-1028-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1027-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
640
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