Synopses & Reviews
Design and create functional applications that interact with remote data sources with the powerful tools in Flash Builder. Beginning with a thorough introduction to the Flash Builder toolset, you learn how to use built-in wizards, MXML, and pure AS3 to build information-rich applications targeted to the browser and the desktop (AIR). Step-by-step instruction shows you how to:
*Build user interactions *Create charts *Work with audio and video *Customize the UI
Each lesson is enriched with tips on designing nuanced interface solution and a real-world project tutorial. Project code and detailed instruction give you hand’s on training in building your own. The code presented in the book is also available online: you can modify it and deploy it in your application. The companion website, www.datavisualizationflashbuilder.com, includes a blog to keep you up to date with related news and developments.
Create functional applications with customized user interfaces that interact with remote data using the latest tools provided by the new Flash Builder.
Table of Contents
Your first Information Rich Application: Get it; Using Flash Builder built-in wizards, MXML or pure ActionScript 3, Do It; implement data loading from a remote location, Project; Build a simple RIA, Building User Interaction: Get it; design and develop interactive capabilities, Do it; implementing interaction with data, Project; implementing interactive commands, Charting Get it; Using Charts, Do it; displaying data in charts, Project; loading twitter data into charts, Working with Audio and Video: Get it; introducing audio and video, Do it; implementing a subtitle viewer, Project; uploading audio and video from remote services, Customizing the UI: Get it; CSS, skinning and more, Do it: design tools including AS3 and FC, Project; designing and building the UI