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April 7, 2010

Enterprise Development with Flex: Best Practices for RIA Developers--New from O'Reilly

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Sebastopol, CA—If you want to use Adobe Flex to build production-quality Rich Internet Applications for the enterprise, Enterprise Development with Flex (O'Reilly Media, $54.99 USD) is a groundbreaking book that will show you exactly what's required. You'll learn efficient techniques and best practices, and compare several frameworks and tools available for RIA development—well beyond anything you'll find in Flex tutorials and product documentation. Through many practical examples, the authors impart their considerable experience to help you overcome challenges during your project's life cycle.

Enterprise Development with Flex also suggests proper tools and methodologies, guidelines for determining the skill sets required for the project, and much more.

  • Choose among several frameworks to build Flex applications, including Cairngorm, PureMVC, Mate, and Clear Toolkit
  • Apply selected design patterns with Flex
  • Learn how to extend the Flex framework and build your own component library
  • Develop a sample AIR application that automatically synchronizes local and remote databases to support your sales force
  • Get solutions for leveraging AMF protocol and synchronizing Flex client data modifications with BlazeDS-based servers
  • Determine the actual performance of your application and improve its efficiency

Advance Praise:
"Based on years of experience and brimming with techniques, tips, and best practices, this book is a must-have for any developer building enterprise RIAs with Rlex."
—Greg Jastrab, Technical Project Manager, SmartLogic Solutions

For a review copy or more information please email maryr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Authors
Anatole Tartakovsky
is a technology consultant, emerging technologies enthusiast and problem solver. He is a Managing Principal of Farata Systems and is responsible for creation of frameworks and reusable components. Prior Anatole played roles as Technology Consultant, Project Manager, CTO, and Mentor for various enterprises. Anatole authored number of books and articles on Flex, AJAX, XML, and client-server technologies. His education includes MS in mathematics and post graduate work in Expert Systems.

Yakov Fain is a Managing Director at Farata Systems, a company provides consulting and training services. He authored several books on Java and Flex and dozens of articles on software development. Sun Microsystems has nominated and awarded Mr. Fain with the title of Java Champion, which was presented to only a hundred people in the world. Yakov is Certified Adobe Flex Instructor. He holds MS in Applied Math.

Dr. Victor Rasputnis is a Managing Principal of Farata Systems. He's responsible for Farata consulting and mentoring practice, providing architectural design to companies implementing RIA with Adobe Flex, Air and Livecycle technologies. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Moscow Institute of Robotics. Victor is Certified Adobe Flex Instructor. Victor lives in New York with his wife Aziza and his daughter Alice. He likes playing tennis and skiing with his friends.

Additional Resources:
For more information about the book, including a free sampler, index, author bio, and cover graphic, see:
http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596154172.


Enterprise Development with Flex
By Yakov Fain, Victor Rasputnis, Anatole Tartakovsky
ISBN: 9780596154165, 688 pages,
Book Price: $54.99 USD, Ebook Price: $43.99 USD
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