• Flash
    Printing in Bulk with FlexPreview
    This casestudy demonstrates how to use PrintAdvancedDataGrid and a custom itemRenderer to print multiple pages of data and graphics, using the SWFloader component.Read More…
  • AIR
    Build a Desktop Flickr Uploader with AIRFlickrtutpreviewimage
    In this tutorial, you will build a desktop Flickr image uploader using the AS3/FlickrAPI and exporting the application as an AIR app.Read More…
  • Flash
    Using AS3XLS with the Flex Framework: Data ExportAs3xls 3
    This is the third in a series of tutorials covering implementation of the AS3XLS ActionScript 3.0 library for the Flex framework. We'll demonstrate how to save an Excel .xls file from modified Flex datagrid controls and also how to write CSV files using the same data to the local filesystem.Read More…
  • Flash
    Using AS3XLS with the Flex Framework: Data Display OptionsAs3xls 2
    This tutorial will cover implementation of the AS3XLS ActionScript 3.0 library for the Flex framework. This time, we'll demonstrate editable properties of the Flex datagrid and the use of various charting components to display associated data imported from Excel .xls files.Read More…
  • Flash
    Using AS3XLS with the Flex Framework: Excel ImportAs3xls 1
    This tutorial will cover implementation of the AS3XLS ActionScript 3.0 library for the Flex framework. We will demonstrate loading an Excel .xls file into Flash and parsing the data into a Flex datagrid.Read More…
  • Flash
    Throw Objects by Creating a PanAndThrow ClassPreview
    In this tutorial we will be mocking up and finishing a pan and throw class that will allow us to add this effect to any element we want. To accomplish this, we will create a image viewer - but not your average viewer. Here we'll have zooming, throwing, panning.. Almost sounds like a ninja app, huh? Read More…
  • Flash
    Design a Panoramio Thumbnail Viewer in FlexPreview
    During this tutorial I'll take you through the ways in which Flex customizes interface controls. Specifically, we'll be looking at the TileList element, styling it with Flex's GUI toolkit. To pull this all together, we'll make use of the Panoramio API and build a dynamic thumbnail image viewer.Read More…
  • Flash
    Create a 3D Flickr Photo Gallery with Flex and Away3DPreview pumpkin
    In this tut I'll demonstrate how to build a dynamic photo gallery using the Flickr API. To add a little extra flair, we'll harness the power of Away3D and display the photos in a 3D environment. There's plenty to discuss, so let's get on with it!Read More…
  • Media
    Control a Flex Video Application Using Mouse GesturesPreview
    Almost all PC user interfaces are designed around the notion of moving a cursor and clicking on objects. Buttons, menus, combo boxes, lists and every other standard UI control work in this way. The mouse is used to position the cursor, and the position of the cursor is used to perform an action. It’s a design paradigm that has worked well, but lately new technologies like touch screens and motion sensors (think the Wii) have challenged the notion of using a mouse, or even having a cursor on the screen at all..Read More…
  • Flash
    Build a Photo Viewer Using Flex and the Flickr APIPreview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to use the as3flickrlib library to create a Flash Flickr photo viewer.Read More…
  • Flash
    Working with the Flex DataGrid and Nested Data Structures200x200
    It often happens that the data which needs to be viewed/presented in a Flex DataGrid comes from an XML file or JSON with more than one level of nesting. Unfortunately, by default, the Flex DataGrid allows you to display only single level nested object arrays. This tutorial shows how you can extend the Flex DataGrid class to accomodate more complicated data structures. It will also show you how to make all the columns sortable, even when using nested data structures.Read More…
  • Flash
    Working with the Debugger in Adobe Flex Builder Preview
    Many Flash developers use either the Alert class for debugging, or trace statements due to associations with Flash. Flex does have a true debugger and it's a great tool. I'm going to demonstrate how to get to grips with it in this tutorial.Read More…