Lesson 5: Handling Events

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Learn about Flex’s event-based programming model

• Pass data to an event handler using MXML

• Learn a bit about UI object creation order

• Handle both user and system events with ActionScript functions

• Understand the event object and its properties

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

An important part of building a rich Internet application (RIA) is building an effective client-side architecture. When you use Flash Builder as an authoring tool, you have the ability to follow object-oriented best practices and an event-based programming model that allows for loosely coupled applications. This type of development is very different for ...

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