2 User Interface Basics

I hope that you’ll find the material in this chapter to be as appealing and as easy to grasp as I do. In it, you’ll learn how you can create an attractive user interface for your applications in mere moments.

The chapter begins with a few development tips and some background knowhow. I also discuss how to minimize errors when applying the information covered. Finally, a brief section discusses some of the basic terminology, so as not to lose you amongst the jargon.

In the second part of the chapter, I take a slightly longer look at the base Application tag and how you might tweak it to customize the look of your Flex software. The remainder of the chapter discusses elements you’ll use to create a user interface, how you ...

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