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Have you updated any Flex 2/3 applications to Flex 4+?

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

TweetEarlier this year, I authored several blog posts showing some of the differences and the upgrade path from moving from Flex 2/3 to Flex 4. F3 v. F4: Using ViewStack, TabNavigator and Accordion F3 v. F4 Tile v TileGroup F3 v. F4: Repeater v DataGroup F3 v. F4: Boxes v Groups Here is another nice [...]

F3 v. F4 Tile v TileGroup

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

TweetHere are two applications that perform the same task. They layout 9 custom button components in a grid. One is Flex 3 and the other is Flex 4. Main Application (Flex 3): 123456789101112131415161718<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <mx:Application xmlns:mx=""                 layout="absolute"                   [...]

F3 v. F4: Repeater v DataGroup

Monday, January 11th, 2010

TweetAh, good old repeaters. Well if you have used repeaters in the past you are more likely to say, good riddance Mr. repeater. Repeaters were not only pretty heavy components, but also just a general pain in the butt. So, what does Flex 4 have to help us? DataGroups! The following examples both use the [...]

F3 v. F4: Boxes v Groups

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

TweetLayouts are something that has changed a lot with Flex 4. There are several ways to accomplish your layout. Here is a simple Flex 3 example where we wanted to horizontally layout two vertical groupings of Label and TextInput components. 12345678910<mx:HBox horizontalCenter="0" verticalCenter="0">     <mx:VBox>         <mx:Label text="First name:"/>     [...]

F3 v. F4: New Series Overview

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

TweetThere have been many changes to the way you use the Spark (xmlns:s) components of Flex 4 vs the older Halo (xmlns:mx) components of Flex 3. My plan of this series is to release a simple comparison post every couple of days comparing the way you would do something in Flex 4 vs Flex 3. [...]

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