A Stint at Open Hack Day 2010

A long awaiting post, Yahoo! Open Hack Day 2010, Bengaluru. This happens to be my longest stint with coding. For those of you who dont’ know, Open Hack Day is 24 hrs – to build an innovative application on-spot, overnight, with unlimited caffeine and Red Bull’s and glowing laptop’s all around – Not to mention […]

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 […]