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Spring / BlazeDS Integration on Adobe TV

In this new Adobe TV episode, I demonstrate how to build Flex applications that connect to a Spring back-end using the new Spring / BlazeDS Integration project. If you are interested in this integration, make sure you check out the Spring / BlazeDS Integration page on the SpringSource web site and the new Spring / […]

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Adobe Collaborates with SpringSource for Enhanced Flex / Spring Integration

I have written several times about the Flex / Spring integration on this blog. Now things are about to get even simpler and more integrated. This is very exciting news! From the press release: Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced that it is working with SpringSource to simplify the development and deployment of rich enterprise Java(TM) […]

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"Zero Code" Data Access using LiveCycle Data Services Runtime Configuration

When using the LCDS data management service, developers usually create a custom assembler for each destination, or use the Hibernate assembler if they happen to use Hibernate as their persistence framework. Other developers don’t use the data management service at all because of its perceived complexity. The Data Management Service provides a set of low […]

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Flex Test Drive Server for Java Developers (Tomcat-based)

I have been working on a Tomcat-based “Flex Test Drive Server”. The Test Drive Server is a minimal and ready-to-use version of Tomcat (currently version 5.5.20) in which the Flex Data Services (version 2.0.1) WAR file has already been deployed and configured along with a variety of tutorials and sample applications. It allows you to […]

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Using Flex with Spring

Many people in the Java community have recently been asking how to use Flex with the Spring framework, and more specifically, how to remotely invoke Spring beans methods from Flex applications. Spring is one of the most popular Java frameworks. It is based on a lightweight component container that implements the Inversion of Control (IoC) […]

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