Tag Archives: flexorg

Using an Embedded WSDL with Flex’s WebService API

Recently I was helping a customer figure out how to use an embedded WSDL with Flex’s WebService API. One scenario in which this is needed is when the actual WSDL is not available at runtime. In this case the application must contain the WSDL instead of request it at runtime. The Flex WebService API today […]

Posted in Flex, SOAP | Tagged | 26 Responses

Tour de Mobile Flex on iOS

Flex support for iOS apps is coming in June 2011!!! Here’s a little sneak peak of the Tour de Mobile Flex app running on iOS: These are exciting times for developers! With Flex we will be able to use one technology and one code base to build apps for iOS, Android, Playbook, Windows, Mac, Linux, […]

Posted in Flex, iOS, Mobile | Tagged | 31 Responses

Integrating Flex and Java EE with JBoss

Flex and Java have always fit together very nicely. Connecting from Flex to a Java back-end is pretty straightforward whether you are using plain old Java beans, Spring beans, or EJB session beans. I’ve created a video and some sample code that shows you how to connect Flex to a Java EE system using BlazeDS. […]

Posted in Flex, Java, JBoss | Tagged | 14 Responses

Testing Flex Apps with FlexMonkey Reloaded

Whether or not you use a tool to test your Flex apps, you are repeatedly testing your application. Doing this by hand is a pain: start the app, click through some stuff, verify the result is what you expected, makes some changes to your code and then do it all again. The open source FlexMonkey […]

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Integrating Flex/Flash with HTML5 APIs

Beyond the media hype about Flash versus HTML5 exists the reality of coexistence and cooperation. This coexistence and cooperation makes the web a better place. When developers combine the strengths of Flash with the strengths of HTML, users get the best possible experiences on the web. Both HTML and Flash are important foundations that Adobe […]

Posted in Flex, HTML5 | Tagged | 39 Responses

P2P in Desktop, Mobile, and Tablet Flex Apps

Using the open source Flex SDK, developers can easily build desktop, mobile, and tablet applications that use Peer to Peer (P2P) communication. I’ve created a video that walks through demos and code illustrating how to use the P2P APIs in Adobe AIR applications. Check it out: Grab the code for the demos in the video […]

Posted in Adobe AIR, Flex, Mobile | Tagged | 23 Responses

Data Paging in Flex 4

I know — you’ve heard it from me before — AMF rocks! With AMF you can load massive amounts of data into your Flex (or JavaScript) apps very quickly. This can often obviate the need for paging data. But what if you have lots, and lots, and lots of data? Well then you should use […]

Posted in Flex | Tagged | 86 Responses


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