"We added a chapter about how to build Flex applications to this book (something we hadn't added to the previous version for Flex 2)," notes Lott about his new book. "I'd like to think that chapter will help synthesize what is in the rest of the chapters and help readers understand how to take everything they have learned or will learn about Flex and put it together in a coherent manner to build a well-designed application."
Adds Lott: "Anyone can pick up Programming Flex 3 and learn something, but I think readers with application development experience, whether with Flash or Java or .NET, will get the most from the book the quickest. Other readers with less experience building applications may find they have to review parts of the book many times."
Numerous examples and sample code demonstrate ways to build complete, functional applications for the Web, and ways to build RIAs for the desktop using Adobe AIR. Programming Flex 3 is also an excellent companion to Adobe's Flex 3 reference documentation.
With this book, you will:
Flex 3 puts you at the forefront of the RIA revolution on both the Web and the desktop. And Programming Flex 3 will help you get the most from this amazing and sophisticated technology.
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Chafic Kazoun is the founder and Chief Software architect at Atellis. He has worked with Flashtechnologies since 1998 and with Flex since its inception, and he has a deep understanding of the internals of the Flex framework.
Joey Lott is a founding partner of The Morphic Group. He has written many books on Flex and Flash-related technologies, including Programming Flex 3, ActionScript 3 Cookbook, Adobe AIR in Action, and Advanced ActionScript 3 with Design Patterns.
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