Adobe Flex 2

Video Description

Adobe Flex 2 software is an Internet application framework based on Adobe Flash. Flex 2 enables you to productively create scalable applications that can reach virtually anyone on any platform. It includes a powerful Eclipse based development tool, an extensive visual component library, and high-performance data services. VTC author Todd Perkins introduces you to the potential of Flex 2 with this hands on tutorial. You will learn the basics and begin writing your own code, quickly and efficiently. To begin learning Flex 2 today simply click the links.

Table of Contents

  1. Intro to Flex 2
    1. Intro 00:01:00
    2. The Flex 2 Product Line 00:01:26
  2. Understanding Flex
    1. Flex Programming Languages 00:01:26
    2. Programming Made Easy 00:01:28
  3. Flex Fundamentals
    1. Creating a Flex Project 00:04:39
    2. MXML in Action 00:04:16
    3. Building a Simple Application 00:04:38
    4. Testing an Application 00:02:17
    5. Component & Page Layout 00:04:14
    6. Using the Flex Properties Panel 00:06:47
    7. Manipulating Components With Code 00:06:09
    8. Data Binding Made Easy 00:04:42
    9. Data Binding Made Cool 00:04:19
    10. Effective Organization 00:06:06
  4. Lay it Out
    1. Controlling Layouts 00:04:58
    2. Creating Draggable Areas 00:03:41
    3. The Panel Container 00:03:46
    4. Creating A ViewStack Container 00:04:27
    5. Navigating A ViewStack Container 00:06:20
    6. The Accordion & Tab Navigators 00:02:08
    7. Navigating With View States 00:04:53
  5. Events in ActionScript 3.0
    1. Creating a Simple Event 00:03:19
    2. Writing Inline ActionScript 00:06:02
    3. Organizing Your ActionScript 00:04:04
    4. Catching Mouse Events 00:06:49
    5. Using Events For Animation 00:04:53
  6. Applying Your Current Knowledge
    1. Viewing the Application 00:02:12
    2. Setting Up the Application 00:03:43
    3. Creating Bindable Variables pt.1 00:04:22
    4. Creating Bindable Variables pt.2 00:04:41
    5. Controlling Font Size pt.1 00:06:17
    6. Controlling Font Size pt.2 00:04:27
    7. Using Conditional Statements 00:03:28
    8. Making a Basic Color Scheme 00:03:36
    9. Communicating With Other Pages 00:07:44
    10. Creating a Picture Gallery pt.1 00:05:49
    11. Creating a Picture Gallery pt.2 00:05:48
    12. Creating a Picture Gallery pt.3 00:04:31
    13. Putting it in a Container 00:02:31
    14. Finishing Touches 00:04:29
  7. Working With Data
    1. Reading & Writing XML 00:01:45
    2. Putting XML Data in a DataGrid 00:03:42
    3. Capturing Data With an Event Handler 00:04:59
    4. Changing DataGrid Column Headers 00:02:59
    5. Styling Your DataGrid 00:02:27
    6. Changing DataGrid Column Labels 00:06:38
    7. Making a DataGrid Editable pt.1 00:02:32
    8. Making a DataGrid Editable pt.2 00:03:48
    9. Creating a Custom Component 00:05:19
    10. Displaying Data in a TileList 00:03:00
    11. Capturing TileList Data 00:02:01
    12. Displaying Data in a List 00:03:05
    13. Displaying Data in a ComboBox 00:06:06
  8. Using Web Services
    1. Setting Up a Testing Server 00:02:56
    2. Connecting to Web Services 00:03:07
    3. Displaying Data 00:05:16
    4. Handling Errors 00:03:23
  9. Validating Form Data
    1. Creating a Form Container 00:04:20
    2. Using the String Validator 00:02:52
    3. Customizing the Error Message 00:01:53
    4. Setting Minimum & Maximum Lengths 00:02:00
    5. Validating With a Function 00:07:18
  10. Styling Your Application With CSS
    1. Styling Components 00:04:53
    2. Using a Class Selector 00:04:22
    3. Applying a Universal Style 00:03:48
    4. Embedding Fonts 00:04:21
    5. Creating an External Style Sheet 00:04:16
  11. Using Everything Together
    1. Reviewing a Finished App 00:03:32
    2. Connecting to a Data Source 00:05:11
    3. Populating Lists 00:02:49
    4. Binding Data to Display Objects 00:05:35
    5. Changing Pages 00:05:22
    6. Setting a Default Selection 00:06:42
    7. Using View States to Display a Form 00:06:04
    8. Showing a Styled Alert Component 00:02:27
  12. Closing Remarks
    1. What You have Learned 00:00:40
  13. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:00:49

Product Information

  • Title: Adobe Flex 2
  • Author(s): Todd Perkins
  • Release date: April 2007
  • Publisher(s): Virtual Training Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 01220110027SI