The code samples and explanations are geared toward intermediate developers who are familiar with the relationship between MXML
and ActionScript, at least some of the components that make up the Flex Framework, and basic strategies of Flex development.
Open Plug's ELIPS studio uses the familiar Flex SDK with the MXML
and ActionScript 3 programming language to develop applications.
Intended for web developers familiar with Flash, ActionScript, and XML, this guide explains how to build user interfaces from Adobe Flex 2 components, access data from Flex applications, and create custom components using MXML
After explaining the basics of the MXML
declarative language and ActionScript, the authors describe layout containers, user interface components, embedded animation, state management, data models, styles and skins, and data communication.
Step-by-step instructions illustrate how to handle events with ActionScript 3.0, create custom components with MXML
, implement navigation, apply styles and skins, add charts to an application, and access data with Flex Data Services.