Essential Skills–Made Easy!
Learn to program with Flex 3, the powerful tool for building multimedia-rich, interactive Flash applications for the Web. Flex 3: A Beginner’s Guide is an easy-to-follow, fast-paced tutorial that allows you to fully grasp the fundamentals, including MXML, ActionScript, Flex Builder, states, transitions, and behaviors. You’ll learn how to customize your applications with styles, skins, and themes; access remote data using the XML HTTP Service Request; profile and debug your applications; and manage media assets.
Designed for Easy Learning
Key Skills & Concepts–Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
Ask the Experts–Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
Try This–Short, hands-on exercises to practice your skills
Notes–Bonus information related to the topic being covered
- Tips–Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
- Cautions–Errors and pitfalls to avoid
- Annotated Syntax–Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated