Chapter 3. Flash Builder 4: The programming environment

Now that we are up-to-date on the new features of the SDK, let's take a closer look at how the programming environment has changed since the last version. We'll start by taking a look at the IDE (Integrated Development Environment) and explore the product from there. Remember that this is not intended to be a book about Flash Builder—I'll just provide an overview of some of the great new features that were not available in Flex Builder 3.

What is Flash Builder 4?

Flash Builder 4 is a development tool that's closely based on the well-known Eclipse IDE (http://www.eclipse.org/). You might be familiar with Eclipse if you've done any Java or even ColdFusion development using the CFEclipse plug-in. ...

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