Handling Dates across different geographies


This is a tricky one – evaded me for a while. Synopsis of the issue: Flex messaging (BlazeDS is what we were using) deals with dates in a very special way. The dates are transferred to/from client / server post conversion to UTC and then they get converted to what local time zone. Let me […]

Flex is easy to start with


I asked my nephew to use Flex instead of JSP for his college project, and here is what he has to say after a few hours of work in Flex. woow nw im enjoying using flex… making use of containers, Accordion, TabNavigator… many more stuff, displaying things in alertboxes having nice fonts… so many options […]

Flex talking to a PHP backend


I am no PHP expert and to not intend to be one, but while I was searching how to integrate Flex with different backends, i came across some tutorials that i believe would help others: http://devzone.zend.com/article/11-Integrating-Adobe-Flex-and-PHP http://www.adobe.com/products/flex/features/video/mihai_corlan/ http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/articles/php_getstarted.html http://devzone.zend.com/node/view/id/2019