Monthly Archives: July 2008

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 […]
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Nice trainings

I found this link that carries some good training links. Hope you all find this useful.

Flex 4 – now available for download

An anouncement for Flex 4 to be availanble for download.With beta planned in late 2008 and GA in H2 2009, this is the first release (not a milestone though). Download now. Learn more about Flex 4.

Flex and Maven – a better integration

I came across this website that calls out for Mojos for Flex. Something nice that can take the ant out.

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 […]
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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

Flash content to be searchable

Adobe announced that they are teaming up with major search engines to make content in SWF files searchable.