On Friday I announced the release of Finicky, a new mobile app built using Flex and AIR. I wanted to take the time today to give some link love to all of the articles I used to work out the various challenges of writing a Flex Mobile application. Hopef…
Last week I posted about a little giveaway I am holding for ColdFusion Developer Week. Just to recap, the rules are:
Refer a ColdFusion newbie to my session by email
CC me on the email (email@example.com)
They must attend
If they do, you are both o…
One of the important pieces of the Flex framework for mobile development is the ActionBar class. This class lets you create an application title bar with three distinct areas. Starting from left to right you can have a navigation area, a title area, and an actions area. Of course you are not forced to use [...]
Earlier today I read an interesting blog entry on jQuery Mobile and Rails. Now – let me start off with saying I’m not a huge fan of Ruby’s syntax. I’ve got nothing against it and Rails. I did notice though that some of the template examp…
Andrew Shorten, Product Manager of Flex and Flash Builder, has just published an article on the Flex Team Blog about the future of Flex. If I were to try to summarize it, I’d say that: Adobe is still very committed to investing in Flex and the Flash Platform. One of the main use cases the team will [...]
On the official Adobe Flex Team blog, there is a great post by Andrew Shorten discussing the future direction of Flex. I highly recommend taking a moment to read it. In that post Andrew points out where Flex is, and where Flex is heading. One thing I want to re-emphasize is that mobile is the [...]
Andrew Shorten (group product manager for Flex and developer tools at Adobe) just posted an interesting write-up about the future of Flex. If you are a Flex developer I’m sure you’ll find this worth reading. I know I did.
I won’t spoil the surprise but I have to say that I think this is good news!
Earlier today, Andrew Shorten published an article on the Flex Team blog titled, “Flex: where we are headed“. If you haven’t seen it, I encourage you to read it. It’s a clear, bold statement about Adobe’s investment in Flex, the recent increase in Flash Builder downloads and the future ahead. From my own personal perspective, [...]
Flex / Spring Mobile Test Drive: Learn the Best Way to Build Java-Backed iOS, Android and PlayBook Apps
Flex is a powerful application framework for building first-class mobile applications for iOS, Android, and the BlackBerry PlayBook using a single programming model, a single tool, and a single code base. If you are a Java developer, the Flex programming model is also easy to master because it is syntactically very close to Java. The [...]