Salesbuilder source code available

As promised, here is the source code for the Salesbuilder Flex / Air sample application: salesbuilder_src_beta2.zip Disclaimer: This is work in progress and some code still needs to be polished and documented. I’m planning on continuing to develop the application, starting with complete server integration and synchronization. Your feedback and ideas are welcome. I also […]

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New version of Salesbuilder Flex / AIR application

I spent some time improving the Salesbuilder Flex / AIR demo application I posted a couple of weeks ago. This version is a lot more complete and polished than the initial incarnation of the application. Salesbuilder is a Sales Force Automation application that demonstrates local persistence using the embedded SQLite database, data synchronization, native drag-and-drop, […]

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SQLQueue: Chaining Asynchronous SQL statements using the AIR database access API

The AIR database access API is asynchronous. This works well for executing expensive queries without blocking the user interface. However, sometimes you may need to run a series of short and interdependent statements, and in that case, executing each statement asynchronously and independently can make your code difficult to manage. Consider an example where you […]

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AIR-to-Desktop Drag-and-Drop: Two Simple Utility Classes

One of the exciting features of AIR is that it enables drag-and-drop between your Flex applications and the desktop: For example, you could drag a chart from your Flex application and drop it on your desktop as a JPG, or directly inside a Word document. Similarly, you could grab some rows from a Datagrid and […]

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SQLite Admin Application for AIR

UPDATE: This version is now obsolete. A new version is available here. I put together this SQL Admin application to help me manipulate my SQLite databases when working with AIR. The application is based on the SQL Admin for Google Gears I posted recently. This is an early version and is not fully functional. For […]

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Flex-based SQLAdmin for Google Gears

I spent the last few days building a Flex/Google Gears integration demo that Kevin Lynch demonstrated during the Gears announcement today at the Google developer day in San Jose. The demo is a Flex-based Sales Force Automation application that uses Gears to save data to a local SQLite database while offline, and automatically synchronizes back […]

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