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Scrollable and Touch-Friendly Flex Charts

After I posted Flex Charts on the iPad, a few people asked me how to enable some specific gestures on these charts to make them small screen-friendly. One specific question was: “How can we make a chart scrollable to show a lot of data on a smaller screen while making sure the vertical axis is […]

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Flex Charts on the iPad

I continue to see a lot of interest for dashboards applications on mobile devices (particularly on tablets), and I think that interactive data visualization applications are really a sweet spot for Flex. As an example, I built a simple dashboard aggregator using the out-of-the box charting components available in Flex. The same application can run […]

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Flex-Powered Multi-Touch Data Visualization on the iPad, Android, and the BlackBerry PlayBook

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve visited many enterprise customers to spread the exciting news and discuss their mobile strategy. I found it interesting that most of them were focusing primarily on tablets (instead of phones), and that the application they were focusing on was almost always a dashboard or at least involved a […]

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Flex-based iPad Trader App now on Android Market

The “Flex on the iPad” video I posted two weeks ago generated a lot of interest. Because it is built with Flex, the application with all its richness (interactive charts, collaboration, videoconference, etc) is automatically cross-platform: You can run it on mobile devices on the iPad, the iPhone, Android devices, and the BlackBerry PlayBook, as […]

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Flex on the iPad

Here is a video showing a sample Flex application running on the iPad. This Mobile Trader application shows chart manipulation and drill-downs using touch events, real time market data updates (in lists and charts), as well as video-conferencing (with your financial advisor) and screen synchronization between clients (“simulations” and “what-ifs” collaboration use cases). In addition […]

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Flex and TripIt Integration Example with OAuth Authorization

I have been playing with the TripIt API yesterday. TripIt provides typical RESTful services to access your travel data. Like other Web APIs, they use OAuth (Open Authorization) to allow third-party applications to access your protected TripIt data without requiring you to enter your TripIt credentials in the third-party app. The authorization workflow goes like […]

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