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Flex Mobile Development – Building Tablet Apps – Full Example with Source Code!

October 31, 2011By 22 Comments

I just returned from RIA Unleashed where Christophe and I presented a Flex Mobile Boot Camp session. In this session we built an Expense Reporting application called XpenseIt, specifcally targeted for tablet devices. We originally presented a 4.5.1 version at MAX, but wanted to utilize all the awesome new components available in Flex 4.6. We’re […]

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Using Flex Mobile Components in a Flex/AIR Desktop Application

October 19, 2011By 49 Comments

There may be a time when you want to use some of the Flex mobile components in a Flex/AIR desktop application, and this might be the case even more now with the recent addition of the new Flex 4.6 tablet components available in pre-release. I’m not necessarily advocating this as best practice but I know […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Tabbed Applications with Effects on Tab Change

August 22, 2011By 36 Comments

Flex 4.5 includes new ViewTransition classes which I’ve blogged about previously and can be used to apply an effect to your view navigation within a ViewNavigator. However, you cannnot use the ViewTransition classes when switching between tabs since you are no longer within the same ViewNavigator but between ViewNavigators. There is still a way to […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Passing Data Between Tabs – Part 2 (includes source)

August 9, 2011By 23 Comments

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on passing data between tabs in a Flex Mobile tabbed application. See Part 1 for more details on what this series is about as well as how you could use a tightly coupled approach to achieve this. This post will cover how to share data across your […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Passing Data Between Tabs – Part 1 (includes source)

August 9, 2011By 16 Comments

A question that’s been coming up often with Flex mobile development is how to pass data between tabs (or stacks of views) within an application. Passing data within a view stack is straightforward, you simply pass it on the pushView or return it from the popped view. A great cookbook example showing this is here. […]

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Adobe AIR Launchpad 3.0 Released supporting Android, iOS and Blackberry Devices!

July 13, 2011By 28 Comments

Today a new version of Adobe AIR Launchpad is available with a bunch of new features added to support Flash Builder 4.5.1 to allow you to get a jump start on your mobile application development! The new features include: 1) Select up to three mobile targets including Android, iOS and Blackberry. The specific code and […]

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Exit vs Suspend your iOS Application

June 24, 2011By 27 Comments

When developing for iOS, you should be aware of a setting that will allow you to completely exit your application rather than just suspend to the background (due to the iOS 4.0 multitasking features allowing you to move quickly between your applications). There’s a key that can be specified in your AIR app-descriptor.xml iPhone section […]

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Flex/AIR for iOS Development Process Explained!

June 20, 2011By 166 Comments

So you’ve heard the great news and downloaded Flash Builder 4.5.1 supporting iOS, what now?! The process to become an iOS developer with Apple can be a bit daunting. This post is intended to help make the process easier and more understandable for those looking to develop applications for iPhone, iPad etc. My best advice […]

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Flex 4.5 Mobile Development – Tabs on Top

June 14, 2011By 25 Comments

The Flex 4.5 TabbedViewNavigatorApplication for mobile development includes a set of tab buttons at the bottom of the screen by default, such as: However, there may be times when you prefer to have your tabs at the top of your screen instead. This post shows how this can be done quickly. The steps I need […]

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New Mobile Samples in Tour de Flex!

June 13, 2011By 4 Comments

A new set of samples are available today in Tour de Flex showing various mobile features using Flex 4.5. Some of these samples were included previously under the Adobe AIR Launchpad category previously and are part of Adobe AIR Launchpad, but many new ones are available today under a new Flex Mobile category. Here’s a […]

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