Introduction

Over the past few years, the now open source Adobe Flex Framework has been adopted by the Java community as the preferred framework for Java RIAs using Flash for the presentation layer. Flex helps Java developers build and maintain expressive web and desktop applications that deploy consistently on most web browsers and a growing number of mobile devices.

Beginning Java and Flex describes new, simpler, and faster ways to develop enterprise RIAs. This book is not only for Java or Flex developers but for all web developers who want to increase their productivity and the quality of their development.

In this book I will show you how to develop using the most popular Java lightweight frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate, using Flex and ...

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