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 […]
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 […]
Here is a set of steps you need to follow to configure a new SDK on Flash Builder 4. Download the AIR SDK 1) The latest SDK can be downloaded from here : http://www.adobe.com/products/air/sdk/ 2) Navigate to /Flash_Builder_Installed_Folder/sdks 3) Find the folder named ‘4.0.0’ (Our Flex 4 SDK) and make a copy of it in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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