I would get as far an defining the eclipse instance in the Flex Builder installer and then it would throw a dialog up on the screen informing me that I had to close my browser. … That’s not to say it’s an issue with Xmarks, far from it, it’s just it obviously contains a browser for synchronizing your bookmarks with the server and in doing so sets off the alarm bells with the Flex Builder installer.
It’s true, but not for all Creative Suite owners. It appears that if you bought Creative Suite 4 Master Collection or Web Premium after September 15th 2009 you can snaffle yourself a free license for Flex Builder 3 Continue Reading
I couldn’t sleep last night so I thought I’d play with the new effects in Flex 4. With the ultimate intention of actually sleeping at some point I decided to try the AnimateColor effect first – my thinking was I could soothe myself to sleep with subtle colour changes over time. Continue Reading
If you weren’t already aware I’ve been writing a book on Flex component development which will be published by Addison-Wesley, called Developing Flex Components: Using ActionScript 3.0 & MXML to Extend Flex and AIR Applications. Originally it was targeted at Flex 3; however, as Flex 4 in the soon to be “new kid on the block” I’ve decided to re-write it so it now focuses on the new “Spark” components… Continue Reading
After many months of speculation and rumours of Flex Builder being renamed it has finally been confirmed by Lee Brimelow & Duane Nickull. Flex Builder will be re-branded to reflect the fact that it is capable of creating content for the Flash Platform regardless of whether that includes the use of the Flex framework or not. Continue Reading