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

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Lesson 17: Customizing a Flex Application with Skins

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Learn the relationship between skins and components

• Learn how to work with states and skins

• Create Button skins

• Create a skin for the application’s controlBar region

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

In the previous lesson, you learned about using the style API to customize parts of an application. You also learned that there are more customizations that you can make that are unavailable using the style API. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to quickly and easily adjust the skins of a Spark component to completely change how that component looks.

The FlexGrocer.com application gets an extreme makeover ...

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