Photo Gallery with Flickr, Flex and Actionscript 3.0


Here’s a nice and important tutorial you should take a look. The Tech Labs explains how to create a photo gallery loading images from a Flickr feed and displaying them via Flex in a totally own skinned application. Some of the most common issues asked by Flex beginner’s are exposed here at this tut, for example the components skinning and more.

Give it a read and good luck!

Using the Flex DataMap control


Anirudh Sasikumar explains the capbilities of Flex DataMap component and the process of building a simple and powerful application.

The final application will allow you to:

– Show the same data on a DataGrid and on the map.
– Reflect the changes made in the DataGrid on the map.
– Lets you box-select multiple items on the map.
– Lets you make free form drawings on the map, which can be saved and restored.

Flex Developer Center

Contact Form With Flex


Shane Johnson shared a nice tutorial at FlashTuts+ on how to create a multi-propose contact form using Flex. You will work with many features and components available under Flex framework, also a CSS style file will be created and implemented on you form to stylize the application.

Managing employees application


By integrating PHP & Flex Larry Ullman explains how to create a live application so that you can manage your employees in a easy way. Of course this could be applied to many other utilities, the point is to understand the tutorial and create your own application modifying as you wish.

This application will list current employees and you may create new one’s using the application. The process is making Flex to call a PHP function to write data in a XML file.

Integrating Flex & PHP

Multiuser chat application in Flex


Giant Flying Saucer presents us a cool and complete tutorial on how to create a chat application with Flex. For that you will use Union Platform created by Colin Moock and Derek Clayton based on the well know “Unity”.

The tutorial is very well explained, with a step-by-step description, that will make it easy for you. There’s no need to be a hard programmer to this, all the code is given, however you should be familiar with Flex Builder to simplify things.

Good Luck!

Flex chat application tutorial

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