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    adobeInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all Adobe technologies, including Acrobat, ActionScript, AfterEffects, Captivate, ColdFusion, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Flex, FrameMaker, Illustrator, InDesign,Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and RoboHelp.

    Please refer to our detailed course outlines below.

  • About Adobe

    Following the acquisition of its former arch-rival Macromedia, Adobe Inc. has assumed a place of unrivalled dominance in the fields of multimedia, graphic and print production. In many of these domains, Adobe products are the technology-defining industry standards. These include:

    • Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks and Illustrator to create and manipulate documents and images;
    • ColdFusion and Content Server for database management and server requirements;
    • Flash and Flex and for more interactive, dynamic sites and rich internet applications;
    • FrameMaker for authoring documents and creating efficient, reusable templates;
    • Acrobat, for creation of Portable Document Format (PDF), the industry standard for portable content;
    • Dreamweaver and Adobe Contribute for Web design;
    • Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Video editing and visual effects.
    • RoboHelp for providing context-sensitive Help internal to the application;
    • and finally Adobe Captivate for the creation of eLearning software.

    Extensive product descriptions, video demonstrations, and trial downloads are available for each application at the Adobe website.

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  • Course Details Adobe

    Classes are offered at client sites, at our Geneva training center, and via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

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Intermediate Flex 3 Training

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Course duration

  • 2 Days

Course Outline

In this intermediate Adobe Flex training class, students will build upon their Adobe Flex skills and learn to work with data sets, custom events and components, DataGrids and drag and drop controls.

  • Learn to work with data sets
  • Learn to declare and use custom events
  • Learn to create custom components with ActionScript 3.0
  • Learn to use DataGrids and ItemRenderers
  • Learn to use drag and drop
  • Experience with Flex as taught in Webucator's introductory course.
  1. Using Controls and Repeaters with Datasets
    1. Using Datasets
    2. Displaying the Categories Using a HorizontalList and an itemRenderer
    3. Displaying Grocery Products Based on Category Selection
    4. Coding States to Display Detailed Product Information
    5. Placing Products in the Shopping Cart
  2. Using Custom Events
    1. Understanding the Benefits of Loosely Coupled Architecture
    2. Dispatching Events
    3. Declaring Events for a Component
    4. Identifying the Need for Custom Event Classes
    5. Building and Using the CategoryEvent
    6. Creating and Using the ProductEvent Class
    7. Understanding Event Flow and Event Bubbling
  3. Creating Custom Components with ActionScript 3.0
    1. Introducing Building a Component with ActionScript 3.0
    2. Creating the Structure of the Class
    3. Overriding the createChildren() Method
    4. Sizing and Positioning in Flex 3
    5. Understanding the measure() Method
    6. Overriding the updateDisplayList() Method
  4. Using DataGrids and Item Renderers
    1. Introducing DataGrids and Item Renderers
    2. Adding a Generic DataGrid to ChartPod
    3. Adding HTTPService Calls to Dashboard
    4. Displaying the Shopping Cart with a DataGrid
    5. Using the AdvancedDataGrid
    6. What You Have Learned
  5. Using Drag and Drop
    1. Introducing the Drag and Drop Manager
    2. Dragging and Dropping Between Two DataGrids
    3. Dragging and Dropping Between a DataGrid and a List
    4. Using a Nondrag-Enabled Component in a Drag-and-Drop Operation
    5. Dragging a Grocery Item to the Shopping Cart
    6. What You Have Learned

Adobe Flex 3: Training from the Source

InterSource Geneva, a premier Information Technology training firm, offers over 400 different courses on server, database and programming technologies, as well as end-user classes for the most popular office, graphics and design applications. We serve clients in Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel, Zurich) and throughout Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, England, Netherlands, Spain, etc.).


InterSource offers custom, private courses at client sites, standard public courses in our Geneva classroom, and online training via live Web conference. Training is offered in English and many other languages (Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano.)


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