Blackberry Playbook App Clinic’s are here !

The Blackberry Playbook App Clinic’s are here ! Your one stop destination to get those apps onto the Blackberry Playbook. The App Clinic’s, organized by various Flex user groups, are happening across major Indian cities over this week and the next. What is it ? If you have been longing to get your app onto […]

Toast on AIR for Android

Here’s a component which behaves as a ‘Toast’ for AIR applications running on Android. The component can essentially be used across any Flex application, since it is an ActionScript class. For those of you who don’t know, Toast is the small transparent alert that pop’s up (and doesn’t block your UI) when u set an […]

Hello World for a Flex Starter

Here is a Flex Tutorial I’m writing for a couple of my friends. While the Videos on ‘Learn Flex in a week’ and “Test drive Flex in 1 hour” serve as good tutorials, here is an application I have attempted to build, which serves as an example for a developer trying out flex for the […]

Flex – Validate Email Address against the Mail Server

Here is a small piece of code I wrote to demonstrate Interacting with a Command, through an Event while using a Cairngorm Framework. The application connects to a WSDL webservice via Flash Builder 4 Data/Services to validate an Email address against the Email Server. Doesn’t work well with domains with a ‘Catch-All’ email address though […]

Flex Cairngorm – Interacting with a Command, through an Event

Cairngorm is a lightweight micro-architecture framework for Rich Internet Applications built in Flex or AIR, defining best-practices for a RIA. Read More When a Cairngorm command requires parameters to call the required delegate, a common (bad) practice is to fetch parameters from View Components / Calculate or Query from inside the Cairngorm Command, and end […]

Flex – Paginated Datagrid

Here is a small component i wrote for implementing a paginated Datagrid on flex. This component extends dataGrid, displaying only a set of records at a time, thereby organizing the entire collection into ‘pages’. This component arranges the collection specified under the ‘dataProvider’ attribute into ‘pages’. Displays a footer at the bottom Indicates currently displayed […]