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    Busy Java Developer’s Guide to Flex

    by Ted Neward Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 21, 2011 5

    Flex is a set of tools designed to make it easier for developers to build SWFs without having to use the Adobe Flash tool. This article explores Flex from a Java guy’s perspective, then shows how to set up the environment and examines topics like how to integrate Flex code with existing Java applications, as well as its applicability for use as a mobile device client technology.

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    FlexMonkey Deep Dive

    by Jon Rose Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 15, 2010 4

    FlexMonkey is an open source tool from Gorilla Logic for testing Flex and AIR applications.  This article provides a brief introduction to FlexMonkey and then walks through debugging issues that can be encountered when testing with it.

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    Virtual Panel: State of the Art in Enterprise Flex Frameworks

    by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 01, 2010 4

    Flex 1.0 was released in March 2004 and since then Flex based RIA development has been increasingly gaining momentum. Recently Adobe released Flex 4 along with Flash Builder 4, as part of the Adobe Flash Platform technology. To assess the state of Adobe Flex for enterprise adoption, InfoQ has conducted a virtual panel with the creators of popular third-party flex frameworks.


Flexible and User-configurable Charts with Flash Builder Backed by a Java-based RESTful API

Posted by Daniel Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 01, 2010

Daniel Morgan shows how to build a portal-style application with user-configurable charts assembled using Adobe Flash Builder 4 connecting to a Java RESTful API for their data.


BlazeDS and JMS for PHP Developers, Part 2

Posted by Nathan A. Good Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 23, 2010

In the second and final of our articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at two additional methods for sending messages to JMS topics or queues from PHP - the PHP/Java Bridge, and the STOMP protocol.


What's New in Two: Adobe AIR 2.0 is Coming Soon!

Posted by Jeff Roberts Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 03, 2010

Adobe AIR 2.0 is coming, and it contains many highly requested features that application developers have wanted since AIR 1.0 was released nearly two years ago - learn more about what's new in 2.0. 1


BlazeDS and JMS for PHP Developers, Part 1

Posted by Nathan A. Good Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 27, 2010

In the first of two articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at the advantages of JMS and how you can use BlazeDS to communicate with your Java services via JMS from your Flex applications.


Super-sized Flex Development—Without the Extra Calories

Posted by Ryan Knight Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 13, 2009

Ryan Knight discusses how Adobe Flash Builder 4 beta provides tools for developing large-scale Flex applications, increasing developer productivity and workflow between designer and developer. 2


FlexMonkey brings unit testing to Flex user interface developers

Posted by Stuart Stern Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 15, 2009

This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3


Top 10 Changes in Flex 4

Posted by Jon Rose Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2009

This week, Adobe released their first official beta of Flex 4, codenamed Gumbo. This list gives a high level overview of the items that have changed in the latest version of the popular RIA framework. 3


Spring BlazeDS Integration: What it Is and What Does it Change?

Posted by Ryan Knight Follow 0 Followers on  May 14, 2009

This article looks at the Spring BlazeDS Integration project and provides examples of how applications are wired and how to convert an existing Spring project to use the new integration. 8


13 Reasons for Java Programmers to Learn Flex and BlazeDS

Posted by Ryan Knight Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 27, 2009

The use of Flex and BlazeDS by Java programmers developing rich internet applications (RIA) is advocated and thirteen reasons (e.g. "it's open source" and "it runs in any Java App Server") are given. 15