Learning events and components behavior is essential to build and deploy effective rich Internet applications (RIAs) in Flex. In this section we will have a more detailed look at components and the way we can use them in our projects. After an introduction to events and key elements in Flex applications, we will learn how to use containers and states. We will see a full example of how to implement a login panel that provides feedback according to the response on the server side. We will also illustrate how to use validators and to use the debugger.


As we have seen in Section 1, a component in Flex has many features like size, style, and behavior. A key feature of Flex components is the ability to dispatch and/or ...

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