Chapter 3. Building a Basic Flex Application
IN THIS CHAPTER
Creating a "Hello World" application
Creating a Flex project
Understanding HTML templates
Exporting a release build
Deploying a Flex application on the Web
Integrating Flex applications with Web pages in Dreamweaver CS4
Finally, I describe how to deploy the Flex application into a Web site in these ways:
As a distinct application that opens in its own window
As an applet that's displayed as part of an existing Web page
As a desktop application deployed on Adobe AIR
By the end of this chapter, you should have a good sense of what a Flex application is and how it's delivered to the user.
The code samples and screen shots in this chapter assume that you're using Flash Builder 4 to build the application. If you're using the Flex 4 SDK and your own text editor, the steps will be similar, but you won't have access to some of the code completion and other productivity tools I describe.
Creating a "Hello World" Application
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