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Beginning Flash, Flex, and AIR Development for Mobile Devices Beginning Flash, Flex, and AIR Development for Mobile Devices
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Developing iOS Applications with Flex 4.5 Developing iOS Applications with Flex 4.5
by Rich Tretola
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Developing BlackBerry Tablet Applications with Flex 4.5 Developing BlackBerry Tablet Applications with Flex 4.5
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Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5 Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5
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Integrating Services with Flex 4 Apps Integrating Services with Flex 4 Apps
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David Tucker David Tucker is a software engineer with Universal Mind where he focuses on Flex and AIR application. In addition, he is an avid blogger and writes primarily about Adobe AIR, Flash, Flex, and ColdFusion at davidtucker.net.

Marco Casario Marco Casario has dedicated himself to innovative projects for the web using Flash and Director (as far back as versions 3 and 5). In 2005, Marco founded Comtaste, a company dedicated to exploring new frontiers in Rich Internet Applications and the convergence between the web and the world of mobile devices--MobyMobile and…

Garth Braithwaite Garth Braithwaite currently works as an Interactive Engineer for a small airline in Las Vegas, NV and hosts InsideRIA's weekly podcast RIA Radio. Garth has a background in Education and Graphic Design.

Faisal Abid Faisal Abid is the Co-Founder/ Lead Developer of AndSpot, a mobile marketplace for the Android and the Founder of G-uniX Technologies, a Rich Internet Application Consulting Firm.

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Developer Week in Review: Adobe sends Flex to Apache

Developer Week in Review: Adobe sends Flex to Apache
By James Turner
November 18, 2011

Adobe just gave away Flex, a new single-board computer might dethrone Arduino as the tool of choice for makers, and researchers bring us a step closer to our robotic overlords.

JavaFX 2.0: Making RIA with Java

JavaFX 2.0: Making RIA with Java
By James Turner
July 11, 2011

Jim Weaver, founder of JMentor, explains why JavaFX could become a viable contender in the Rich Internet Applications world.

Building User Interaction

By Cesare Rocchi
January 21, 2011

2011 Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved. This excerpt is published by permission of the copyright holder/publisher: Data Visualization in Flash Builder: Designing RIA and AIR Applications with Remote Data Sources, by Cesare Rocchi ISBN: 978-0-240-81503-9 Events As we have...

Flex Hero ViewNavigator and View - Accessing Data

By Marc Carmen
January 13, 2011

All Flex Hero Mobile applications are either a s:MobileApplication or s:TabbedMobileApplication. You can think of the MobileApplication as a ViewNavigator as the main component of the application and a TabbedMobileApplication as an Array of ViewNavigators that are all given...

Quickly Search the Flex SDK Source Code

By Mike Slinn
January 8, 2011

I often find myself wanting to see how Adobe implemented a class in the Flex SDK. For convenience, here is a link using Google Advanced Search that will search within the current Flex SDK source for you.  Bookmark that link...

Recreating Subtle UX Effects in Flex for Mobile

By Andrew Trice
December 21, 2010

One of my favorite user experience interactions on the iPhone is the subtle action of "graying out" content when another piece of content is in focus. For example, If you are viewing your contacts list and click on the "search" box, the main content of the list goes dark, and the search box retains focus. In this post, we'll examine a simple technique for recreating that subtle effect in Adobe Flex using the built in classes of the mobile/hero SDK.

delicious-flex-client (a.ka.a 'Yumify')

By Mike Slinn
December 21, 2010

What with the ongoing drama around Yahoo's Delicious product, I discovered that there are many alternative services with similar features. I moved to Pinboard, which has a compatible API. I whipped up an open source management client for Delicious and...

360 | Flex 2011 in Denver, April 10-13, now accepting submissions

By RJ Owen
December 20, 2010

It's official: 360|Flex 2011 will be held in Denver, Colorado April 10-13 of 2011. The call for submissions was opened on the 360|Flex website today. f you've never been before or were thinking about going I'd advise getting tickets early, as this event is very likely to sell out. You can register here to get the early-bird price of $449. This price ends Jan. 7 when tickets go up to $599, so get them while you can.

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