I had been using VMWare Server 2 for a few years now. It was free and provided extra features that were not present in VMWare Player. Unfortunately I found out that VMWare Server is no longer going to be supported as of June 2011. I needed to make a decision quickly so I could stand up a Linux CentOS VM to run a memory intensive software stack. For me VMWare Server probably would not have worked anyway because of memory and processor restrictions. I decided to look to 3 different solutions to get me up and running quickly, VMWare Player, … Read More
It is now more difficult to find Flex Builder 3 download. I just got a new laptop and wanted to install Flex Builder 3 because I am still working with projects that are based on it. Searched all over for the official download but had to hit a 3rd party site that referenced the link below. Still works at the time of this post (6/14/10): http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flex/flex_builder/FB3_win.exe Adobe is making it difficult to find past versions of Flex Builder as they want you to upgrade to Flash Builder 4. UPDATE (11/13/10): Thank you Steven. A link to the Mac version follows: … Read More
This past week I was able to write a small application with the Flex 4 API and FlashBuilder. I have quite a bit of previous experience with Flex 3 and wanted to write a quick note on my first impressions of the new environment.
I have been tasked with coming up with a modularized approach for logically separating out an extensive Flex application I am developing. I see Flex 3.4 might have some features I can take advantage of.
I had the age-old requirement today to build a data-driven, dynamic form…only this time with my RIA written in Adobe Flex. It was just as fun as normal, and this time it looks very nice with the RIA feel. This article is part of the recent work short blurb series.
BlazeDS is a java-based remoting and messaging technology that allows web-clients to connect to back-end distributed data easily. BlazeDS creates a middle-layer between clients and back-end services.
Even Flex Builder with all its awesomeness is not without its own set of quirks. It seems the introspecting utility does not handle collections(arrays, arraylist, string) properly.
Asynchronous and Synchronous BPEL processes, as their names imply, process a request in parallel or sequenctially respectively.
Screenshot: Invoke Asynchronous BPEL Process (left) and Synchronous BPEL Process (right)
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