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Flex 3: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide)by Michele E. Davis
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Essential Skills--Made Easy!
Learn to program with Flex 3, the powerful tool for building multimedia-rich, interactive Flash applications for the Web. Flex 3: A Beginner's Guide is an easy-to-follow, fast-paced tutorial that allows you to fully grasp the fundamentals, including MXML, ActionScript, Flex Builder, states, transitions, and behaviors. You'll learn how to customize your applications with styles, skins, and themes; access remote data using the XML HTTP Service Request; profile and debug your applications; and manage media assets.
Designed for Easy Learning
About the Author
Michele E. Davis is a technology writer and author or coauthor of more than 17 computer books. She consults as an instructional designer, trainer, and technical writer for Fortune 500 companies including General Mills, ACS, Whirlpool, Best Buy and many others.
Jon A. Phillips designs custom Web solutions and consults as a functional software developer for clients such as the University of Minnesota, Fisher-Rosemount, Lockheed-Martin, and Kinetic Data. He has worked with numerous databases, including Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL for more than 14 years. Phillips has coauthored five technology books with Michele Davis.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Flex Fundamentals
Chapter 2. Installation and Modules
Chapter 3. Getting Started
Chapter 4. Working with Flex Builder
Chapter 5. States, Transitions, and Behaviors
Chapter 6. Modifying Your Application's Appearance
Chapter 7. Data Access
Chapter 8. Debugging and Profiling
Chapter 9. Working with Media Assets/Deploying
Appendix A: ActionScript and MXML Reference
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