Category Archives: ActionScript

Flex and Java Differences: Getters & Setters

In Java it has become a standard practice to use a getter & setter notation to provide a consistent interface to an object’s properties. There is a reason why we don’t do the following in Java: public String fullName; The code above essentially creates an interface (or contract) between the class and the implementors of [...]

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Query the Loaded Classes in Flex / AS3

One of the things I love most about programming is running into walls and then finding creative ways to get over (or through) them. The most recent wall I ran into with Flex was that I wanted to be able to find classes at runtime that either implement a given interface or have specific metadata [...]

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