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Adobe Flex: Training from the Source is the best-selling and most trusted resource for learning about Adobe Flex. Written by a team of authors with practical experience as consultants, mentors and developers of courseware, this book/CD uses project-based tutorials, and is designed to teach beginning Flex developers the details of building and architecting real-world rich internet applications using Flash Builder incorporating MXML and ActionScript 3.0. The book includes a CD that contains all the files used in the lessons, plus completed projects for comparison. This latest edition includes complete coverage of New Flex 4 features such as the Spark Component model, Advanced Skinning, Component Creation, and much more.
Chapter 1 - Understanding Rich Internet Applications
Chapter 2 - Getting Started
Chapter 3 - Laying Out the Interface
Chapter 4 - Using Simple Controls
Chapter 5 - Handling Events
Chapter 6 - Using Remote XML Data with Controls
Chapter 7 - Creating Classes and Managing Collections
Chapter 8 - DataBinding and Collections
Chapter 9 - Breaking the Application into Components
Chapter 10 - Using Lists and DataGroups
Chapter 11 - Creating Event Classes
Chapter 12 - Using DataGrids and ItemRenderers
Chapter 13 - Using Drag and Drop
Chapter 14 - Implementing Navigation
Chapter 15 - Using Formatters and Validators
Chapter 16 - Customizing the Look and Feel of a Flex Application with Styles
Chapter 17 - Customizing the Look and Feel of a Flex Application with Skins
Chapter 18 - Creating Custom Components
Appendix - Setup