AdvancED Flex Application Development

Building Rich Media X

  • Authors
  • R. Blank
  • Hasan Otuome
  • Omar Gonzalez
  • Chris Charlton

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Planning the RMX

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Building the RMX Core Functions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 95-111
    3. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 113-143
    4. Chris Charlton
      Pages 145-163
    5. Hasan Otuome
      Pages 165-194
    6. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 197-231
    7. Hasan Otuome
      Pages 233-259
    8. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 261-296
    9. R. Blank
      Pages 299-315
  4. Building out New Features

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 317-317
    2. Hasan Otuome
      Pages 319-334
    3. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 337-369
    4. Hasan Otuome
      Pages 371-389
  5. Special Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 417-417
    2. Omar Gonzalez
      Pages 419-426
    3. Chris Charlton
      Pages 429-440
    4. Hasan Otuome
      Pages 443-455
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 457-491

About this book


Many Flex books cover the basics—this book does something different, and goes far further. The authors, leading Flash platform developers at Almer/Blank, working with Adobe User Group communities, are the creators of the Rich Media Exchange (RMX), a social media network for Adobe developers. In covering just how the RMX was built, this book contains all the knowledge you need to build similar large-scale rich Internet applications with Adobe Flex.

From the inception of the idea through to deployment, the authors show the techniques needed to plan and build advanced applications. You'll learn how to use forms, styles, validators, video, sound analysis, and framework caching, ensuring you make the most of the features introduced in Flex 3.

Powerful applications require solid back ends. This book shows how to hook up a Flex application to PHP back-end systems such as Drupal and OpenAds. You'll learn how various parts of the RMX were built, including the blogs, event calendar, jobs board, and advertising system—elements that come together to really showcase the power of Flex.

The RMX is built by Adobe developers for Adobe developers—a rewarding community relationship that guarantees results. The same spirit is carried into this book, with the authors wanting and helping to take you to the next level of Flash application development.


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