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Adobe Flex 4.5 Fundamentals: Training from the Source by Jeff Tapper, Michael Labriola

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Lesson 12: Using the Flex DataGrid

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Define the viewable columns of a DataGrid through GridColumn

• Use a labelFunction and an itemRenderer to display GridColumn information

• Create an MXML component to be used as an item renderer

• Create an inline custom item editor for a GridColumn

• Raise events from inside an item renderer

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

In Lesson 10, “Using DataGroups and Lists,” you worked with datasets and some controls that can be used to show data. In this lesson, you will build on that set of base controls and be introduced to the primary MXML component used to display and manipulate large datasets.

In this lesson, you will learn ...

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