Author Archive | Christophe Coenraets

Only 25 seats left in the "Flex Frameworks" session at MAX

MAX is only 10 days away… If you are interested in Flex Frameworks (Mate, Swiz, PureMVC, Cairngorm), you don’t want to miss the “Using Flex Frameworks to Build Data Driven Applications” session where framework creators/experts (Laura Arguello, Chris Scott, Alex Uhlmann, Javier Julio) will walk you through the architecture and the code of the same […]

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Don’t miss the “Flex Frameworks” session at MAX

I’ve been working on putting together what should be a fun and informative session at MAX this year. The session is called: “Using Flex Frameworks to Build Data-Driven Applications”. This is a 3 hour BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) session. The idea is to look at four versions of the exact same application: each version […]

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AIR-based Mortgage Calculator Desktop Widget (with ILOG Gauges)

Here is a simple example of using a chromeless, transparent window in AIR to build a widget-type application. I know: yet another mortgage application… but to make things more interesting, I used the cool ILOG Elixir gauges to display and enter the principal, monthly payment, rate, and term. No rocket science here, but a nice […]

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Building a Flex Application with the Parsley Framework

After my recent explorations of “Swiz”, and “Spring ActionScript” (1,2,3), I decided to take the new version of the Parsley framework for a test drive, and build the Parsley version of inSync: the simple Contact Management application I often use to try out and demonstrate different features and techniques in Flex and Adobe AIR. Parsley […]

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“Model Driven Development with Flash Builder 4 and LCDS 3” at Flex 360 Indianapolis

I’ll be presenting two sessions at Flex 360 Indianapolis next week. In the “Flex / BlazeDS Integration Project” session (Monday), I’ll provide a brief introduction of the Spring framework and the “Dependency Injection” pattern, followed by a deep dive into the brand new “Spring / BlazeDS integration project”. My second session (on Wednesday) is “Model […]

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New Update to the Spring BlazeDS Integration Test Drive

I made some additional changes to the Spring BlazeDS Integration (RC1) Test Drive: The Test Drive now includes an annotation-based configuration sample (the Company Manager sample). Spring annotations such as @Service, @RemotingDestination, @Autowired, @RemotingInclude, and @RemotingExclude make it really easy to configure your beans and make them available through Remoting. As an example, here is […]

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