Getting Started with Flex

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • What Flex is and how it relates to Flash
  • How to install and use the Flex SDK
  • How to install and use Flash Builder 4.7
  • How to create a simple Flex application with both the Flex SDK and Flash Builder

Before you dig into this chapter, I have a confession to make: there isn’t enough space in this book to teach you everything there is to know about Flex. It’s not all bad, though. Instead of trying to cover the entire world of Flex in a couple chapters, I’m going to show you enough of Flex to give you a comfortable grounding and get you started.

If you decide that you ...

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