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BlazeDS: Server DTO method naming convention

I have the following field in Flex: [Bindable] public var zIndex:uint; And I was trying to create the methods to process the calls in Java and I ran into a problem. 1. public int getZIndex(); // ...
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UI (Specifically FLEX) automation testing

I was wondering whether the community utilizes automation tests to the extent of UI? Is there some common best practices for testing UI? Also - the product I'm working on is flex-based. I would love ...
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Given the presentation model pattern, is the view, presentation model, or model responsible for adding child views to an existing view at runtime?

I am building a Flex 4 based application using the presentation model design pattern. This application will have several different components to it as shown in the image below. The MainView and ...
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SSO between multiple Flex applications [closed]

We have three applications developed in Flex and all these use BlazeDS. These applications have their own authentication implementations (Database). Also they will be deployed in tomcat. Deploying all ...
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Practical programming test in interview for flex programmer

i'm looking for the best way to test a candidate for a position of flex programmer with a pracitical\interactive test in front of a computer 45-60 minutes test. need to test flex basic knowledge, ...
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How can you use an LGPLv2.1 licenced AS3 library in a proprietary Flex app without “giving away the farm”?

Consider a Flex (actually AIR) application that is considered proprietary, but needs to use an LGPLv2.1 AS3 library, so that it is considered a "work that uses the Library" according to the license ...
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Where to go after Adobe Flex? [closed]

After this post http://blogs.adobe.com/flex/2011/11/your-questions-about-flex.html and especially this paragraph: ... Does Adobe recommend we use Flex or HTML5 for our enterprise application ...
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Front-End Java Web App Framework [closed]

I have not done web development in Java for the past three years and now I need to use one for a project I am working on. I am thinking of using Seam, Flex + BlazeDS, Struts2 or Spring MVC. The most ...
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SQL Query helper/builder? [closed]

We have a flex based front end, that talks via JDBC to some databases. Part of the GUI has some forms that let the users construct Queries in SQL to pull back records from the database. However, we ...
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Do / how do the various flex frameworks work with Flash Builder

I have been reading about various Flex frame works, Robot Legs, Swiz, Cairgnom (spelling error) and a few others. What I am missing is how they actually work with Flex / Flash Builder. Are they simply ...
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Flash development under Ubuntu

It's unfortunate, but I'm taking this course that would require me to work in Flash CS3 (specifically programming), which would make me use windows. I'm very used to development under Ubuntu, and ...
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Is the reason why everyone complains about flash app performance due to the fact that most flash apps are built with the flex framework?

Do you think flash performance is bad mainly due to the fact that most people build flash applications using the flex framework? As opposed to the problem having everything to do with the lower level ...
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What is the best practice to develop a visual component in Flex Hero?

What is the best practice to develop a visual component in Flex Hero? I do it like this: I consider a component has 2 "parts", the declarative part (the visual sub-components) which I define in the ...
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Why learn Flash Builder 4 (Flex) when I can just use Flash Professional?

I want to learn Flash Builder 4 (Flex) because I see so many jobs requesting experience with it. I also just like knowing stuff. I am also very interested in focusing on RIA development now. BUT... ...
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what's best language to mate with Adobe Flex-based GUI for math crunching? [closed]

I'm not a software expert but need to outsource a web-based scientific GUI application, and I'm considering Adobe Flex. My math routines are currently in Javascript and C/C+. Having no experience with ...
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What are the advantages of using Adobe Flex? [closed]

I've used Adobe Flex to develop a web application and I simply don't have an opinion of it, it looks good to the user and the code can't be seen for most users, but, is that it? What other advantage ...