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

Uploading a file with Flex and Java


Alex Cougarman explains the process on how to upload a file via Flex and Java. In the process, it demonstrates Flex’s ECMAScript for XML (E4X) language extension, custom components, classes, and events, as well as a Java-like properties file.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Creating the Flex project
3. Creating the Java servlet
4. Adding data to the Flex app
5. Creating the Flex upload component
6. Creating a custom Flex event
7. Troubleshooting

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