Create a Simple Drawing Pad

Here's a quick and easy drawing pad application.

April 3rd, 2010 READ MORE...

How to setFocus() when your app loads

Enhance a Flex app's UI by learning how to setFocus() on a text field when the page loads.

January 28th, 2010 READ MORE...

Using SharedObjects

Shared objects are basically cookies that get stored on a users machine by the browser. Here's a little code sample to demonstrate...

October 20th, 2009 READ MORE...

Strange Hack For Downloading With a FileReference

My file download wasn't working and I sometimes got an I/O Error - 2038. I dug around the internet and found this very strange hack. You have to create a nested function in the same scope as the call to the download() method of the FileReference. It make

October 20th, 2009 READ MORE...

Using a File Reference to Upload to ASP.net

If you're looking for a quick way to upload files from Flex to an IIS server using ASP.net, then you might want to check this out(you'll even get the .net code!).

September 10th, 2009 READ MORE...

Stack Error 1023 - My Strange Encounter With Error 1023

For one project that I was working on the error never occurred in the test environment, but showed up as soon as we pushed to the production environment. After trying everything, here's what I found...

September 6th, 2009 READ MORE...

Flex - Create a Dashboard That Allows Drag and Resize

Here's a crude prototype of a dashboard and a base class for widgets that can be moved and resized.

August 30th, 2009 READ MORE...

Flex - Bitmap vs BitmapData

What's the difference between a Bitmap and a BitmapData object?

August 23rd, 2009 READ MORE...

Flex - Convert a SQLServer Datetime into ActionScript Date

Here's my solution for pulling a datetime from SQLServer in a format that ActionScript can use to create a Date object.

July 23rd, 2009 READ MORE...

The Fastest Way to Transfer Data?

After doing some testing, I discovered that AMF may not be the fastest way to transfer data in Flex.

June 11th, 2009 READ MORE...