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Data Visualization with Flash Builder

Designing RIA and AIR Applications with Remote Data Sources

By Cesare Rocchi

  1. ISBN: 9780240815039
  2. Publication Date: January 2011
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 306
  5. Price:
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Description

Design and create functional applications that interact with remote data sources. You get a thorough introduction to the latest Flash Builder tools learning how you can use the built-in wizards, MXML or pure ActionScript 3 to build information-rich applications for the browser or AIR applications. Hand's on tutorials guide you through each iteration including building user interaction, charting, incorporating audio and video, customizing the UI; and a code repository provides re-usable code that you can modify and deploy in your own applications.

Author Bio

Cesare Rocchi is a designer and developer specializing in web and mobile applications. Winner of the 2009 Adobe RIA Application contest for students, he runs Studio Magnolia (www.studiomagnolia.com), an interactive studio that designs and developments compelling web and mobile applications. Cesare also provides corporate training for clients that want to adopt Flex/AIR technologies. Recently, his focus has been on the design and development of mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Reviews

"This book gives you a thorough introduction to the latest Flash Builder tools and shows how to use the built-in wizards, MXML, or pure ActionScript 3 to build information-rich applications for the browser or AIR applications. Tutorials guide you through each iteration including building user interaction, charting, incorporating audio and video, customizing the UI; and a code repository provides reusable code that you can modify and deploy in your own applications."--Dr. Dobb's Developer's Reading list

Contents

Section 1

Your first Information Rich Application

Project 1: Music Store Brower

Section 2:

Building User Interaction

Project 2: Tweets on a Map

Section 3

Charting and Multimedia

Project 3: YouTube Inspector

Section 4

Building AIR Applications

Project 4: Flickr with Cache

Section 5

Customizing the User Interface

Project 5: Customizing Projects

Companion website: www.datavisualizationflashbuilder.com