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Flex IMXMLObject Interface

| January 06th, 2012 by Derek Santos

[cc lang="actionscript3"]function initialized(document:Object, id:String):void;[/cc]Here is Adobe's documentation for this function:"Called after the implementing object has been created and all component properties specified on the MXML tag have been initialized."What this means is that once the parent is created and has intialized its properties, it will pass a reference of the parent to your IMXMLObject…

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Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example - New Toronto Group

Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example

| January 05th, 2012 by Alain Thibodeau

Here is an example of using IconItemRenderer in the simplest form: MyIconItemRenderer.mxml 12345678910 HomeView.mxml 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394041424344

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Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example - New Toronto Group

Generate a Certificate with ADT and ANT

| August 10th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - ConsultantAIR and mobile applications need to be signed. Most of the time we use the same self-signed certificate to package our applications. There are times when you may want to use a different self-signed certificate or create one on the fly. This is possible using ADT and ANT.Adobe's documentation states the ADT certificate command use like this:adt -certificate -cn name -ou…

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Flex IMXMLObject Interface - New Toronto Group

Using Sprites in Flex 4 Applications

| July 22th, 2011 by Derek Santos

By Derek Santos - Consultant With Flex, we sometimes develop components that are graphically intensive, and we want those components to be as light as possible.  We could just use an actionscript only project for these scenarios, but that means we'll lose out on all the features Flex gives us.  To solve this problem, you can use a component called SpriteVisualElement.  It's a Flex component that extends…

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Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example - New Toronto Group

Packaging Flex/Flash Applications to iOS with ADT

| July 05th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - Consultant The release of Flash Builder 4.5.1 took care of exporting mobile applications for iOS and made it a lot simpler. However, there are times when you still need to use ADT or when you simply don't have Flash Builder 4.5.1.At first, it can be confusing if you are not familiar with ADT and the command line to package your swf to iOS (there is plenty of documentation on the…

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Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example - New Toronto Group

Adobe Flash Builder 4.5.1, AIR 2.7 and iOS

| June 20th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - ConsultantBefore today, we could only get AS3 projects created with Flash Builder 4.5 onto an iOS device. Adobe has now released Flash Builder 4.5.1 which includes the option of creating a Flex project and exporting it to your iOS device. This long awaited release brings us relief from having to manually create our ipa files with ADT and the command line.Last week, Adobe also released…

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What's New in Adobe Flash Player 10.3 - New Toronto Group

What's New in Adobe Flash Player 10.3

| May 16th, 2011 by Chad Upton

By Chad Upton - Senior ConsultantThe second Flash Player update in 2011 just dropped on Thurday, Flash Player 10.3. The last update (10.2) was in February and the update before that was almost a year ago (June 2010). Prior to that, it was Oct 2008. My point? Flash Player updates are becoming increasingly frequent.Why? The flash Player is on so many platforms now that frequent updates are needed to…

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