Category: Flex

TIP: Make Sling Testing Framework work

We have been trying to find the right mix of unit testing (Automated) in our project, and I have been looking at various options that Sling has to offer. This…
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Cairngorm 3

I chanced upon this yesterday (http://sourceforge.net/adobe/cairngorm/home/) and was impressed with what they are trying to do. Building upon Parsley looking to do a lot of injection and also support modules…
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BlazeDS and Spring

A few days back I posted the latest addition in Spring family - Flex with Spring. Being a huge spring and flex fan, I was very excited. Now able to…
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Flex Best Practices

I came across this video recording of James Ward presentation on Best practices with Flex. Do take the time to go through the complete video
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Handling Dates across different geographies

This is a tricky one - evaded me for a while. Synopsis of the issue: Flex messaging (BlazeDS is what we were using) deals with dates in a very special…
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Nice trainings

I found this link that carries some good training links. Hope you all find this useful.
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Flex 4 – now available for download

An anouncement for Flex 4 to be availanble for download.With beta planned in late 2008 and GA in H2 2009, this is the first release (not a milestone though). Download…
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Flex and Maven – a better integration

I came across this website that calls out for Mojos for Flex. Something nice that can take the ant out.
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Flex talking to a PHP backend

I am no PHP expert and to not intend to be one, but while I was searching how to integrate Flex with different backends, i came across some tutorials that…
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Performance | Advanced DataGrid rendering

In one of my projects there were some custom needs where we wanted to display values in cell based on the data passed. This led us to write custom ItemRenderer's.…
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Spell Checker for Flex

Spelling Plus Library (SPL) is a client-side based spell-checker that is intended to be used by Flash/Flex. View the product page.
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Performance | Reducing SWF file size

If you are developing an Enterprise application in Flex, you must be asking yourself "how do i reduce the size of my SWF file?". This is important because, bigger the…
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A potential cross-site scripting vulnerability

Flex 3 has a potential cross-site scripting vulnerability for Adobe released a bulletin. It is recommended for all the users who are using HistoryManagement to apply this patch.
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Bug – TextInput not capturing repeated keystrokes

I noticed that the "Text" controls i.e. TextInput, TextArea and RichTextEditor are behaving differently capturing Key strokes. This is happening only on Firefox 2.x on Mac OSx 10.4 where repeated…
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Flex gets difficult !!

Now that I an over some of the simple things in Flex and started to use this in a real application, I am finding limitations in Flex. Just today, I…
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Link Button – handles keyboard more gracefully

The default LinkButton that Flex provides does not have the following capabilities turned on: 1. Showing a Hand cursor when you hover on the LinkButton 2. Handling the Mouse Enter…
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Custom Button – handles keyboard more gracefully

The default Button that Flex provides does not have the following capabilities turned on: 1. Showing a Hand cursor when you hover on the button 2. Handling the Mouse Enter…
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Flex Ecosystem

As the name itself suggests, it is important for you to understand and define the Ecosystem that your Flex application should follow and work on. If you are working on…
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Colloborative working model using BlazeDS

Flex using BlaseDS provides a messaging framework that allows you to publish and subscribe to messages. In his recent post Christophe Coenraets has provided an example (includes source code as…
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