Lesson 9: Breaking the Application into Components

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Understand the need for components and how they can fit into an application architecture

• Understand the Flex class hierarchy

• Build both visual and non-visual components

• Instantiate and use custom components

• Create properties and methods in custom components

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

You have used many components while building the application to its current state. Every time you use an MXML tag, you are using a component. In fact, Flex is considered to be a component-based development model. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to create your own components. The custom components you build will ...

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