Chapter 1. Introduction to Flex

This chapter covers:

This chapter makes the case why Flex is a great addition to your personal skill set or your organization. With buzzwords flying all over, a nonstop stream of websites with missing vowels in their names, and the Web 2.0 space on fire, a hodgepodge of technologies leaves the common developer caught in the middle. It is vital to be able to defend the decision to move forward with Flex to both customers and management.

In this chapter, we’ll talk about challenges that a web developer faces and how to solve them using Flex by Adobe. We’ll also get into the mechanics of a Flex application and discuss ...

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