Flex

A collection of 8 post

Flex Mobile Tabbed View Navigator Button Badge

I wanted to display a “badge text” in a Flex Mobile project. Badge texts are the red circles on iOS, where you can see a number of updates, unread messages, … This isn’t included in the default flex mobile components / skins, so I decided to extend & skin the tabbed view navigator, so you’re able to…

CKEditor running in Flex and AIR

CKEditor is the new version of FCKEditor. Following up on my FCKEditor post, I’ve got CKEditor up and running in both flex and air now. Download the library + demo’s on github. Again, some release notes (same as FCKEditor actually :-)): If you want to use CKEditor in your own Flex or AIR projects…

Using FCKEditor in Flex and AIR

UPDATE: you should take a look at my CKEditor implementation, as CKEditor is the successor to FCKEditor. One of the most wanted features in Adobe Flex / AIR is a better Rich Text Editor. There are some great ones available for javascript, so why can’t we have an editor with the same featureset? Well…

Resizing Scrollbars in Flex

I had to create bigger scrollbars, for a flex project which had to run on touchscreens. Their isn’t a real style or property which enables you to do this, but thanks to programmatic skinning, it is quite easy. First of all, create a class which extends mx.skins.halo.ScrollTrackSkin. In this class…

Flex Flowcharts

Last saturday I went to the Adobe Usergroup meeting in Gent (Belgium). It featured the Adobe Prerelease tour, Christophe’s presentation about Prana and, last but not least a presentation about lovely charts. Loverly Charts is an application to created flowcharts and diagrams online. This reminded me…

SWX explorer with code generation

I took the time today to add a simple code generator to the SWX service explorer. Right now, it spits out inline AS2 code for your service methods. I’ll add AS2 class generation and ARP code generation in the near future… Download the source code or Try it online Enjoy!

Popforge open source

Hooray! Popforge, an ActionScript 3 code library by André Michelle and Joe Elbert is nog open source! I was especially interested in the audio classes, that enable you to generate audio at runtime in AS3. You can check out the library at the google code page.

Flex Builder 2.01

How great is this? I bought a mac a few days ago, and today Adobe releases Flex Builder 2.01, including a Mac version! Downloading it right now… Ted Patrick has posted an overview of the changes in this release…

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