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Flex 3 in Action

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ISBN-10: 1933988746

ISBN-13: 9781933988740

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tariq Ahmed, Jon Hirschi, Abdul Qabiz, Faisal Abid, Frank Krul

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New Web applications require engaging user-friendly interfaces-and the cooler, the better. With Flex 3, Web developers at any skill level can create high-quality, effective, and interactive Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) quickly and easily. Flex removes the complexity barrier from RIA development by offering sophisticated tools and a straightforward programming language so you can focus on what you want to do instead of how to do it. And now that the major components of Flex are free and open source, the cost barrier is gone, as well! Flex 3 in Action is an easy-to-follow, hands-on Flex tutorial. Chock full of examples, this book goes beyond feature coverage and helps you put Flex to…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Manning Publications Company
Publication date: 3/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Tariq Ahmed is an accomplished web application pioneer having introduced next-generation web technologies to companies such as Bell Canada and Reuters. He and Jon Hirschi were first to introduce eBay to Adobe Flex which then later proliferated to other teams. As an Adobe Flex Community Expert, Tariq has been evangelizing the technology and supporting the community through various projects and is particularly known for his Community Flex (CFLEX.Net) site.

Jon Hirschi has been innovating with Flex since its first version. As an Adobe Flex Community Expert, he's been sharing his expert-level knowledge through his personal blog, technology magazine articles, and user groups. Jon was not only involved in the introduction of Flex at eBay, but also in the continuance of it via a cutting-edge command center that allows eBay to manage its services.

Abdul Qabiz is a software developer who has been passionately involved with the Flash platform for more than eight years. As a member of the original Flex QA Engineering team at Adobe (formerly Macromedia), he knows intimately the inner workings of Flex. Abdul is an active and well-known member of the Flex community and manages the Flex India User Group.

Faisal Abid is a software engineering student in Toronto, Canada, and runs his own RIA consulting company (G-uniX Technologies). He's written RIA solutions for various clients including internet startups Buzzspot and RazorCom. Faisal's community involvement includes numerous articles for magazines, and he is known for his experiments with technology.

Frank Krul is a Principal Consultant at Keane, Inc. as an RIA Architect. At Keane, he was one of the founders of the Flex Consultancy practice, which included building internal RIA courseware and providing classroom education. Frank is currently concentrating on RIA application development for Fortune 100 Financial companies at Keane. Frank holds every current Adobe Flex certification, including Certified Flex Instructor for each Adobe Flex course, and is a Certified Adobe Flex Developer.