|Flex 3 in Action||
Flex 3 in Action
The expert authors of Flex 3 in Action have one goalto help you get down to
business with Flex 3. Fast.
Flex 3 in Action is an easy-to-follow, hands-on Flex 3 tutorial. Chock-full of
examples, this book goes beyond feature coverage and helps readers put Flex to
work in real day-to-day tasks. This book helps Flex developers make their Flex
applications stand out from the crowd. How comprehensive is Flex 3 in Action?
Interesting themes, styles, and skins? Its in there.
Working with databases? You got it.
Interactive forms and validation? You bet.
Charting techniques to help you visualize data? Bam!
Many Flex books are overwhelming to new usersfocusing on the complexities
of the language and super-specialized subjects in the Flex eco-system. Flex 3 in
Action filters out the noise and dives into the core topics users need every day.
Using numerous easy-to-understand examples, Flex 3 in Action provides a strong
foundation that readers can build on as the complexity of their projects increases.
Expert authors have been working with Flex since the first version
Comprehensive yet easy to follow
Numerous do-this-every-day examples
Gets users ramped up and productive very quickly!
Makes the entry into using Flex fun, easy, and less scary
This book is written for the millions of day-to-day web designers and developers
who need to learn Flex to stay current.
New web applications require engaging user-friendly interfacesand the cooler,
the better. With Flex 3, web developers at any skill level can create high-quality,
effective, and interactive Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) quickly and easily.
Flex removes the complexity barrier from RIA development by offering sophisticated
tools and a straightforward programming language so you can focus on
what you want to do instead of how to do it. And now that the major components
of Flex are free and open-source, the cost barrier is gone, as well!
is an accomplished web application pioneer having introduced next
generation web technologies to companies such as Bell Canada and REUTERS.
He and Jon Hirschi were first to introduce eBay to Adobe Flex which later proliferated
to other teams. As an Adobe Flex Community Expert, Tariq has been
evangelizing the technology and supporting the community through various
projects and is particularly known for his Community Flex (CFLEX.Net) site.
Tariq is the Manager of Product Development at Amcom Technology.
Jon Hirschi has been innovating with Flex since its first version. As an Adobe Flex
Community Expert, hes been sharing his expert-level knowledge through his
personal blog, technology magazine articles, and user groups. Jon was also
involved in not only the introduction of Flex at eBay, but also in the continuance
of it via a cutting-edge command center that allows eBay to manage its servers.
Faisal Abid is a software engineering student in Toronto, Canada and runs his
own RIA consulting company (G-uniX Technologies). Hes written RIA solutions
for various clients including internet startups Buzzspot and RazorCom. Faisals
community involvement includes numerous articles for magazines, and he is
known for his experiments with technology.