10.1. A Simple Cairngorm Logic Flow Example

In this section you look at a simple example of how all the pieces of Cairngorm work together and how they correspond to the logic flow diagram in (Figure 10-1). To do this, you will examine a simple login form.

Figure 10.1. Figure 10-1

10.1.1. View Dispatches Cairngorm Event

This step corresponds to the part of the diagram shown in (Figure 10-2).

Figure 10.2. Figure 10-2

The following example login form triggers the initial event that starts the Cairngorm logical flow:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<mx:Form xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml">
<mx:Script>
    <![CDATA[
        import com.CairngormLogin.control.LoginEvent;
        import com.CairngormLogin.vo.UserVO;
        public function loginUser() : void
        {
          var userVo : UserVO = new UserVO();
          userVo.username = username.text;
          userVo.password = password.text;
          var event : LoginEvent = new LoginEvent( userVo );
          event.dispatch();
        }
    ]]>
</mx:Script>
  <mx:FormItem label="Username: ">
    <mx:TextInput id="username"/>
  </mx:FormItem>
  <mx:FormItem label="Password: ">
    <mx:TextInput id="password" displayAsPassword="true"/>
  </mx:FormItem>
  <mx:FormItem>
      <mx:Button label="Login" click="loginUser()"/>
  </mx:FormItem>
</mx:Form>

When the user clicks the Login button, a new UserVO is constructed and populated with ...

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