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This groundbreaking book shows Flex developers exactly what's required to build production-quality Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) for the enterprise. Part of the popular Adobe Developer Library co-published by O'Reilly and Adobe, Enterprise Development with Flex goes well beyond Flex tutorials and product documentation to suggest best practices, compare frameworks and tools, and offer efficient techniques for developing enterprise RIAs. The authors provide lots of practical examples and rely on their considerable experience with enterprise Flex applications to help you overcome challenges during your project's lifecycle. With this unique advanced-level Flex book, you will:

  • Choose among several frameworks to build Flex applications, including Cairngorm, PureMVC, Mate, and Clear Toolkit

  • Applying selected design patterns with Flex

  • Learn how to extend the Flex framework and build your own component library

  • Minimize the need to program manually with Business Style Sheets (BSS)

  • Learn about the internals of Adobe's LiveCycle Data Services (LCDS)

  • Integrate functions from Adobe's LiveCycle ES SOA platform with your existing Flex-based applications

  • Construct Flex libraries that you can reuse across portals and other applications

  • Develop a sample AIR application that automatically synchronizes local and remote databases to support your sales force

  • Get solutions for leveraging AMF protocol and synchronizing Flex client data modifications with BlazeDS-based servers

  • Determine the actual performance of your application, and get suggestions for writing efficient code in MXML and ActionScript

Enterprise Development with Flex also offers suggestions for equipping your Flex team with proper tools and methodologies, guidelines for determining the skill sets required for the project, and much more. Although this book is in progress, you can still get going with these advanced solutions through our Rough Cuts edition, which lets you read the manuscript as it evolves, either online or via PDF.

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Average Rating: 4.25 out of 5 rating Based on 4 Ratings

"Required reading for flex contracters" - by Nikos on 05-AUG-2010
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Its a hard book for hardened developers, don't read if your not series about spending lots of time learning.

Required reading for flex contracters :)

best book there is on Flex

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