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    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.

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Introduction to Flex 3 Training

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Course duration

  • 3 Days

Course Outline

In this Adobe Flex training class, students will learn how to use Adobe Flex to create their first rich internet applications.

  • Understand what is meant by "Rich Internet Application"
  • Learn to layout an application in Flex 3
  • Learn to use Flex 3 controls
  • Learn to handle events and work with data structures
  • Learn to work with remote XML data
  • Learn to create components with MXML
  • Basic XML knowledge
  • Object-oriented programming
  1. Understanding Rich Internet Applications
    1. Understanding the Evolution of Computer Applications
    2. Breaking Away from Page-Based Architecture
    3. Identifying the Advantages of Rich Internet Applications
    4. RIA Technologies
    5. What You Have Learned
  2. Getting Started with Flex 3
    1. Getting Started with Flex 3 Application Development
    2. Creating a Project and an MXML Application
    3. Understanding the Flex Builder 3 Workbench
    4. Running Your Application
    5. Creating a Second Application Page and Working in Design Mode
    6. Getting Ready for the Next Lesson
    7. What You Have Learned
  3. Laying Out the Interface
    1. Learning About Containers
    2. Laying Out the E-Commerce Application Using Design Mode
    3. Working with Constraint-Based Layouts
    4. Working with View States
    5. Laying Out an Application in Source Mode
    6. What You Have Learned
  4. Using Simple Controls
    1. Introducing Simple Controls
    2. Displaying Images
    3. Building a Detail View
    4. Using Data Binding to Link a Data Structure to a Simple Control
    5. Using a Form Layout Container to Lay Out Simple Controls
    6. Adding Radio Buttons and Date Fields to the Dashboard
    7. What You Have Learned
  5. Handling Events and Data Structures
    1. Understanding Event Handling
    2. Building a Data Structure on the creationComplete Event
    3. Using Data from the Event Object
    4. Building a Custom ActionScript Class
    5. Building a Method to Create an Object
    6. Building Shopping Cart Classes
    7. What You Have Learned
  6. Using Remote XML Data with Controls
    1. Retrieving XML Data with HTTPService
    2. Retrieving XML Data via HTTPService
    3. Populating an ArrayCollection with HTTPService Data
    4. Populating a ComboBox Control and Programmatically Adding an Option
    5. Using XML Data with a Tree Control
    6. Retrieving XML Data and Transforming It into an ArrayCollection of Custom Objects
    7. Using Data Binding with Complex Data Structures
    8. Manipulating Shopping Cart Data
    9. Adding a Remove Button
    10. What You Have Learned
  7. Creating Components with MXML
    1. Introducing MXML Components
    2. Creating an Update/Delete Product Component and Instantiating It
    3. Popping Up Product Information When Clicking the Update and Delete Buttons
    4. Creating Another Value Object
    5. Creating a Data Manager Component for All Three Applications
    6. Using the New Data Manager Component
    7. Implementing Add Product Functionality
    8. Creating and Using a Component for the Dashboard Application
    9. 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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