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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New Test Drive for Spring BlazeDS Integration RC1

UPDATE: An updated version of this Test Drive is available here SpringSource just released the RC1 build for the Spring / BlazeDS integration project. The key new feature in RC1 is the integration of the BlazeDS Message Service. I updated my Spring BlazeDS Integration Test Drive to showcase the messaging integration. In addition to Remoting […]

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New Version of Salesbuilder with Ribbit Integration: Source Code Available

Many people have asked for the source code of the new version of Salesbuilder that includes Ribbit (phone service) integration, an offline calendar (using the ILog component), and the KapIT visualizer component. You can now download the source code here. As a reminder, you can watch a screencast showing the key features of the application […]

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