Category Archives: Adobe Flex

Library Watch: Using GIF Images in a Flex application

What is this all about? GIF images are of two varieties – the plain kind and the animating kind. And It is possible to do very basic animation in GIF images. But you can never embed an animating GIF image … Continue reading

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Flex / ActionScript PDF generation library

Linklog: http://code.google.com/p/alivepdf/

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How to optimize the SWF file in a Flex application?

I found this answer in the Flex India User Group mailing list today. The answer has been given by Saurabh Narula in response to a question by Khalid Chaudhary. The question is this – When we create a new Flex … Continue reading

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How to use Properties file/ResourceBundle in flex

In Flex its possible to add a properties file – say ApplicationSettings.properties¬† – which will contain common inputs to the app at one place. This makes it easy to edit/supply values from one point and populate the changes to all … Continue reading

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showBusyCursor for HTTPService object in Flex3.2

Flex 3 has this HTTPService class for firing up HTTP requests from your application, and 7 types of service requests GET , POST , HEAD , OPTIONS , PUT , TRACE and DELETE are supported. Interestingly, Flex has two versions … Continue reading

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How to style a flex list control

When your application contains a custom image as a background for the base container, or uses a color different from the regular basic gray, then adding a list control will make the list control stand out in the whole screen … Continue reading

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Difference Between Array and ArrayCollection in Adobe Flex

I call both the Array and the ArrayCollection as a collection object as it allows us to collect data/objects and helps us use them the way we want.¬† Ok, coming to the point Only difference – We have more functions … Continue reading

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