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Flash Builder @ Work: Charting and Multimedia by Cesare Rocchi

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CHARTING AND MULTIMEDIA

In this section we explore two more tools for data-driven applications: charts and audio/video. First, we describe the main components of the chart library included in Flash Builder and we will see how to build and customize widely used charts. Second, we focus on the multimedia capabilities of the Flash Builder by illustrating how to manipulate video and audio files.

Building Charts in Flex

Charts are an invaluable tool to visualize data in a significant way. Good and well-organized charts enable people to quickly get an idea of important/critical data and recognize relevant relations among data. In Flex, we can do even more—we can build interactive charts, which enable interacting with data (e.g., filtering, zooming, ...

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