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Flash Builder 4.5 is now available

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

TweetFlash Builder 4.5 is now available for trial and purchase. Mobile Flex application development New mobile-ready components (CS5.5) Previewing, debugging, and testing of mobile applications Packaging and signing of mobile applications Metadata code completion Bidirectional Adobe Flash Catalyst® and Flash Builder workflow Code templates Improved performance to support large-application development Code generation with Quick Assist/Fix [...]

Trapping flash.display.Loader IOErrors

Friday, October 15th, 2010

TweetI was trying to debug an issue yesterday and stumbled across something in the Flex SDK that I was unaware of. I was using SDK 3.4, but this is also true of 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5. My issue was that I had a Loader class which I was using to load image files. In some [...]

LocalConnection – Maintaing connection between AIR applications

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

TweetIn my 360Flex presentation last week in Indianapolis I used LocalConnection to communicate between two AIR applications. Here is a very simple sample of how I set up the two applications to talk to each other. So, the general concept is this. I have 2 AIR applications, one is the Primary and the other is [...]

Flex Formatting, my new best friend!

Monday, April 27th, 2009

TweetI recently stumbled across the Flex Formatting project for eclipse on SourceForge and it has made me so very happy! If you haven’t use this awesome plugin yet, you should as soon as possible. So, what does it do? Well, as the name suggests, it formats your ActionScript and MXML. Once you have this plugin [...]

51 Great AS3 & Flex tips

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

TweetI just published a new article from Sean Moore over on InsideRIA titled “51 ActionScript 3.0 and Flex optimization techniques and practices” where he has laid out 51 performance tips for AS3 and Flex. Check it out, it is chock full of really great information.

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