Flex 4 Cookbook is the ideal problem-solving guide for developing interactive Rich Internet Applications for the Adobe Flash Platform. Through hands-on tested recipes, you'll learn how to solve dozens of common problems when using Adobe Flex, Flex 4 Framework, or Flash Builder, Adobe's GUI-based development tool. You can browse recipes for everything from Flex basics to solutions for working with visual components and data access, as well as tips on application development, unit testing, and Adobe AIR. Each recipe in this book provides a solution to a common problem, explains how and why it works, and offers sample code that you can put to use immediately. Whether you're a committed Flex developer or still evaluating the technology, you'll discover how to get quick results with Flex 4 using the recipes in this cookbook. It's a great way to jumpstart your next web application.
Topics include: * Using Spark Component * Text Layout Framework * Groups and Layout * Spark List and ItemRenderer * Images, bitmaps, videos, and sounds * CSS, styling, and skinning * States and Effects * Working with Collections * Using DataBinding * Validation, formatting, and regular expressions * Using Charts * Services and Data Access * Using RSLs and Modules * Working with Adobe AIR 2.0