Salesbuilder for AIR 1.0

Now that Flex 3 and AIR 1.0 are generally available, it’s time to upgrade some of the sample applications I have been building during the beta program. So, here is Salesbuilder for AIR 1.0. Salesbuilder is a Sales Force Automation application written in Flex and deployed on the AIR runtime. It demonstrates local persistence using […]

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New Version of SalesBuilder using LiveCycle Data Services

I have often felt that we needed a more real-life/complex sample application to adequately demonstrate LiveCycle Data Services, and specifically the Data Management Service. So, I wrote a new version of Salesbuilder that uses LCDS to persist data at the server side. “Salesbuilder LCDS” demonstrates advanced LCDS features such as associations, lazy loading, etc. This […]

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Bug Fix in SQLite Admin

If you downloaded the SQLite Admin AIR application I posted on Tuesday, make sure you download the last version. The new version fixes a problem where you get the following exception: ‘Error #3115: SQL Error.’, details:’cannot rollback – no transaction is active’, operation:’rollback’. Many thanks to Barry Beattie for reporting the problem.

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AIR-based SQLite Admin updated for Beta 3

Updated on Feb 8th 2008: If you downloaded this application before this date, make sure you download the new version (AIR file + source code) for the latest bug fixes. I’m in the process of updating some of the applications I wrote for earlier versions of Flex and AIR. Here is a new version of […]

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Speaking about BlazeDS and LCDS "Next" at Flex 360 in Atlanta, February 26-27th

I will be presenting at Flex 360 in Atlanta. My session will be focused on building Flex and AIR applications that leverage the new features of BlazeDS and of the next (and never demonstrated before) version of LiveCycle Data Services. Once again, this promises to be a really great event with great speakers and Flex […]

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BlazeDS Release Candidate Available

Last Friday, we posted the BlazeDS Release Candidate on Labs. If you missed the beta announcement in December, Adobe is open sourcing its Remoting and Messaging technologies (previously available as part of LiveCycle Data Services) under a new open source product named BlazeDS. Compared to the Beta version, the Release Candidate includes bug fixes, and […]

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Salesbuilder Beta 3 (AIR file + Flex Source Code)

A number of you asked me for the beta 3 version of Salesbuilder. So here it is. I also took the opportunity to clean up the code, and improve a few things. The application is now using synchronous access to the local SQLite database (as opposed to the asynchronous data access strategy of the previous […]

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BlazeDS: Open Sourcing Remoting and Messaging

Today is yet another exciting day for the Flex community and for the world of Rich Internet applications… Adobe is announcing plans to release its Remoting and Messaging technologies under a new open source product named BlazeDS. The news is probably all over the blogs, but I thought I would summarize the key points: The […]

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Speaking at FlexCamp in Boston on Friday

I will be delivering the opening keynote at the FlexCamp in Boston (at the Bentley College in Waltham) on Friday. This promises to be a really great event with great speakers from the Flex Engineering Team (Paul Reilly, Peter Farland, Tom Jordahl) and other Flex celebrities (Joe Berkovitz, David Coletta, Thomas Burleson, Matt Woodward). Hope […]

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Interactive Bubble Pipeline: Another Hybrid (HTML/Flex) Example

A customer recently pointed out to me that many of our examples feature full-page Flex applications, and wanted to me to demonstrate how a Flex application can integrate with an HTML/Ajax application. Hybrid applications are definitely part of our vision for Flex, and there are many real-life examples of mixing Flash and HTML content out […]

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