Chapter 3. Getting rich with Flex

This chapter covers

  • Creating a Flex project using archetype
  • Creating a Flex frontend for the sample application
  • Adding a wrapper for an SWF

In chapter 2 we introduced you to AppFuse and created our sample issue tracking application. Now it’s time to begin creating the Flex frontend for our sample application. We’ll start by incrementally building up the view layer, introducing you to a few of the pertinent concepts of Flex. This chapter is not meant to be a comprehensive guide to the Flex framework by any stretch of the imagination, so you should be able to follow along without much trouble. If you want a more in-depth look at the Flex framework refer to Flex 4 in Action by Tariq Ahmed, Dan Orlando, John C. ...

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