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Flex QR Code Sample

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

TweetThis is an extension of the sample application that was posted recently by Santori Canton at http://riarockstars.com/2011/03/11/creating-qr-codes-in-actionscript/ using the open source library Zxing. This version will create the initial tab from the current URL (note: this app is running in an iFrame which is why you see a www.everythingflex URL) and also allow you to [...]

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 [...]

Flex 4 Cookbook Pre-Order

Friday, April 30th, 2010

TweetThe new Flex 4 Cookbook from O’Reilly in which I was a contributing author within the sections on Adobe AIR 2.0 will be shipping soon. You can pre-order now. Flex 4 Cookbook: Real-world recipes for developing Rich Internet Applications

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="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"                 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 [...]

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