Free 239 page ebook “Getting started with Adobe Flex” from IBM developerWorks. Adobe Flex is the technology of the future; it takes you to the next level of Web application development by providing a free open source framework to develop Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
Using the Flex framework, you can build software that can be used in combination with other server side technologies such as PHP, J2EE, ColdFusion, .NET, and so on. Learn how to use it and develop applications in conjunction with DB2 Express-C, the no-charge edition of DB2; or IBM Data Studio, a free eclipse-based IDE that can help you develop data Web services in minutes.
Read this book to understand how to build rich internet applications using Flex, learn how to work with Flex Builder to create, run and debug Flex applications, understand how Flex works with Web services and databases like DB2, larn about the Flex programming basics using MXML and ActionScript, get up to speed with powerful features like data binding, view states, and charting, Practice with hands-on exercises.
Table of Contents
- Introduction to Adobe Flex
- Installing Flex
- Introduction to MXML and ActionScript
- Working with Flex components
- Binding data between controls
- Working with view states, transitions and filters
- Working with the server
- Data Visualization
File size: 3.93 MB
Number of pages: 235