Intro to Building and Deploying Flex Applications with Ant

December 5th, 2006 by Yakov Fain

Unless your project is as simple as HelloWorld application, compilation and deployment of this application has to be automated. Creating a build script for any decent size application (i.e. hundreds of files in Flex and server-side Java) is a project… continue reading

Closures in ActionScript

December 4th, 2006 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Closure are one of the cornerstones of dynamic languages, and  most of the language features like OO or frameworks are using them as a foundation. At the same time, a formal definition of closures does not really help to understand… continue reading

10 Signs you need to join the FlexComponents List. Take 2.

December 2nd, 2006 by Yakov Fain

Ted Patrick has written a blog called 10 Signs you need to join the FlexComponents List. I like Ted’s list, but here’s my version. 1. You’ve read a book on object-oriented programming and think that you understand the difference between… continue reading