Getting my hands dirty with JavaFX

January 28th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I’ve started looking into JavaFX and plan to publish a couple of articles going through development of an application that real-world software developers can relate to. Enough of the demos of bubbles moving up and down in a glass with… continue reading

Advanced Flex Training

January 26th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The number of software developers who are comfortable with Flex has reached critical mass and we started getting requests for advanced Flex training. People not just want to learn Flex, they want to use it properly. We have created a… continue reading

Enterprise Development with Flex – first rough cuts

January 15th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The rough cuts version of the first chapter of the book written by Farata principals is available on Safari books online. The working title of the book is Enterprise Development with Flex, and the printed copy of the book should… continue reading

Clear Toolkit 4 for Flex developers: the roadmap

January 13th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

After successful beta of Clear Toolkit 3.0 and release of 3.1 the number of Flex developers who use Clear Toolkit 3 components steadily grows. We thank all our users for support and encourage them to submit requests for new features… continue reading

Upcoming presentations: Flex design patterns – a deep dive

January 12th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I’ll be delivering an advanced preso on use of some design patterns in Flex at the meetings of New Jersey Flex User Group (Jan 28), New York Flex UG (Feb 19), and Chicago Flex UG on March 18.  Please stop by… continue reading

Dealing with namespaces while porting code from Flex 3 to 4

January 9th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Flex 3 components use  namespace defined as xmlns:mx=“”. If you’ll create an application in Flex 4, it uses another namespace: xmlns=””, and the prefix mx: is not defined there and causes compilation errors. While porting apps from Flex 3 to… continue reading

One more two-day seminar for Flex architects in New York City

January 7th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The registration for January 29-30 seminar for architects is  closed, and we’ve announced a new one  that will take place on March 2 and 3, 2009 in New York City.  Please register soon as the early bird price for that… continue reading