A bunch of Flex Builder plugins is almost ready

January 11th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I wanted to take a moment and share with you what’s cooking in the secret underground labs of Farata Systems. We are about to release Beta versions of several commercial plugins for Flex Builder, namely: Flex2Ant, Logger, DaoFlex, Flex2Doc and… continue reading

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

Enough of Flex/Flickr applications already!

November 30th, 2006 by Yakov Fain

Last year each and every AJAX article was mentioning Google maps application. I see a similar pattern with Flex, but this time I’m getting a little bit sick of photo/image viewer applications. Pikeo is a recent addition to the happy… continue reading

Experimenting with Frame Rates

November 21st, 2006 by Yakov Fain

Flex compiler builds an swf file, with a default frame rate of 24 frames per second, unless another value is specified during the compilation. For example, mxmlc -default-frame-rate=50 HelloWorld.mxml This command will build the swf file with the frame rate… continue reading